• Flesch-Kincaid Level: 7
  • Approx. Reading Time: 1 hour and 12 minutes
Short Fiction

The Viy

Translated by Claud Field
(The "Viy" is a monstrous creation of popular fancy. It is the name which inhabitants of Little Russia give to the king of the gnomes, whose eyelashes reach to the ground. The following story is a specimen of such folk-lore. I have made no alterations, but reproduce it in the same simple form in whi...
  • Flesch-Kincaid Level: 7
  • Approx. Reading Time: 1 hour and 12 minutes