A collection of four one-act comic vaudevilles and four short stories adapted for the stage by Michael Frayn.
"His keen imaginative sympathy with the great Russian dramatist extends beyond translation... But translation is an art at which he excels."Spectator
"How refreshing to encounter the great Chekov with a spring in his heel rather than winter in his heart."London Sunday Express
"Brilliant... A joyful night."Jewish Chronicle
"Dry, buoyant, funny and sharp."London Observer
"An excellent evening's entertainment."London Tribune
"Sneeze", The Script
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Comprising four one-act comic vaudevilles and four short stories adapted for the stage by Michael Frayn, The Sneeze introduces readers to a less familiar selection of work by one of the greatest precursors of modern drama. First published in 1989, this reissue includes: The Sneeze, The Alien Corn, The Bear, The Evils of Tobacco, The Inspector-General, Swan Song, The Prospect, and Plots.