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robert-earle's picture
Dec.21.2011
This week The Puritan (puritan-magazine.com) published the second story I've focused on Anton Chekhov (the story is called "Chekhov's Confession.")  In this story, Chekhov tells the tale of encountering Dmitri and Alexei Karamazov on the penal island of Sakhalin, where Dmitri was dispatched...
eleanor-cooney's picture
Oct.23.2009
The train into New Orleans slows way down a few miles out of the city. It clanks along languidly, always many hours late. The “arrival time” on the schedule is merely a quaint formality. The greenery is lush and dense as you roll through the Cypress swamps. The train stops mysteriously now and...