Tag: bureaucrat

#009 An Inquiry

Only 886 words for today’s story, http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/009.html. Travis review: A quick portrait of government corruption. Voldyrev, a┬ácountry gentleman, is practically invisible in the eyes of the clerk assigned to his case until rubles came out of his pocket. Nine-tenths of the story details the Voldyrev’s frustration at trying to inquire about his case and then... Read More »