Short Story - The Exclamation Mark

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19930811by Anton Chekhov.

Upset by a taunt that he lacked education, civil servant Perekladin - normally so sure of his punctuation - was haunted that night by dancing commas and flying colons and among them, tall and reproachful, a fiery exclamation mark!

Read by Michael Kilgarriff. Translated by Arnold Hinchcliffe Producer Sarah Kilgarriff

19940211by Anton Chekhov.

Upset by a tauntthat he lacked education, civil servant Perekladin spends the night dreaming of dancing commas and flying colons. Among them- tall and reproachful - was a fiery exclamation mark. Read by Michael Kilgarriff. Producer Sarah Kilgarriff