Part 2 A fortnight passed. It was morning. The magistrate Nicholas Yermolaïyevitch was sitting in his office before a green table, turning over the papers of the “Klausoff case”; Dukovski was striding restlessly up and down like a wolf in a cage. In the second part of Chekov’s story of murder and investigation, the authorities press the suspects to confess and follow the trail to an unlikely co-conspirator. Read more tales like this in Masterpieces of Mystery in Four Volumes: Detective Stories, which is available at Project Gutenberg. “You are convinced of the guilt of Nicholas and Psyekoff,” he said, [Read More]