Superb Sentence from Anton Chekhov

Posted on 09. Mar, 2011 by in Blog, Superb Sentences

“It is glorious weather, not a breath of wind, clear, and frosty; it is a dark night, but the whole village, its white roofs and streaks of smoke from the chimneys, the trees silvered with hoarfrost, and the snowdrifts, you can see it all.” Vanka by Anton Chekhov © 1925.

One Response to “Superb Sentence from Anton Chekhov”

  1. Derek Thompson 17 March 2011 at 11:56 am #

    A brilliant piece of writing – crisp, evocative and flawless.

    And if you’d like to read a classic suspense tale, beautifully written by William Fryer Harvey in 1910, here’s a link to August Heat:
    http://www.donaldtyson.com/august.html


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