Errand

Julian Evans introduces Raymond Carver's powerful short story, which evokes the death of Anton Chekhov during a heat wave in 1904.

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20040713

By Raymond Carver.

Marking the centenary of the death of Anton Chekhov, arguably one of the world's greatest short story writers, Julian Evans introduces a pertinent short story by another master of the form.

Raymond Carver's Errand evokes the author's death at a hotel in the Black Forest spa town of Badenweiler.

The reader is David Collins.

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