Ward No. 6 and Other Stories Anton Chekhov, who is often credited with inventing the modern short story, wrote many volumes worth of short stories during his lifetime and is considered by many as one of the greatest short story writers of all time. This collection includes twenty-three examples of Chekhov's extraordinary storytelling gift. The following tales can be found in this volume: The Cook's Wedding, The Witch, A Dead Body, Easter Eve, On the Road, The Dependents, Grisha, The Kiss, Typhus, The Pipe, The Princess, Neighbours, The Grasshopper, In Exile, Ward No. 6, Rothschild's Fiddle, The Student, The Darling, A Doctor's Visit, Gooseberries, The Lady with the Dog, In the Ravine, and The Bishop.