"The Darling" is a short story by Russian author Anton Chekhov. First published in 1899 in London, it follows the life of a woman who is referred to as darling.
Anton Chekhov started writing short comic stories while attending medical school to help pay for school and his family. He finally became a full-time writer in 1892 and wrote his famous stories such as "Neighbors," "Ward Number Six," "The Black Monk," and "The Murder." Chekhov is known throughout Russia, but remained unknown internationally up until World War I, when the majority of his works were translated into English.
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