Anton Chekhovs 'The Seagull' changed Russian theatre in the 19th-century. 'A Russian Sister' by Caroline Adderson gives the reader a glimpse behind the curtain to the fascinating real-life people who inspired it and the tragedy that followed its premiere. Adderson was born in Edmonton, AB.
Chekhov, Anton Pavlovich, 1860-1904 -- Fiction.
Man-woman relationships -- Fiction.
Moscow (Russia) -- Fiction.
Russia -- History -- 1801-1917 -- Fiction.