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#198 At Christmas Time

You can find today’s 1884 word story here:¬†http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/198.html Travis¬† This is a depressing Christmas/News Year themed story. Chekhov writes two scenes illustrating abuse of power. The first is with an illiterate, uneducated mother in the country. Vasilisa thinks constantly about her daughter who went away to Petersburg after her marriage. Saddled with poverty and a... Read More »