Go read “Ward no. 6,” trust me, you won’t regret it.Story:http://www.dominiopublico.gov.br/download/texto/ln000364.pdf
>>12392435OP deserves a bump since Ward no.6 is the only story that made me think ok, Chekhov doesn't ALWAYS write boring shitAlso, something I've been wondering for some time: didn't it influence Paul Auster's New York trilogy?
I like spontaneous reading challenges but do you might giving some context or something to spurr our interest?
>>12392616not OP but a qt namedrops the story in the beginning of Tarkovsky's Zerkalo
>>12392616It’s about a country doctor who becomes enthralled with a mental patient who is his only source of intellectual conversation