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The Bet

Anton Chekhov

Publisher: Sovereign

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Summary

Would you go into voluntary solitary confinement for 15 years in order to get rich? And more importantly what would happen to you in the end? Our protagonist, the banker agrees to pay millions to a young lawyer who believes he can stay locked for 15 years in exchange for multimillion reward. The bet does go ahead, but what it leads to both surprises and frightens the banker.

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