Leonid Nikolayevich Andreyev (1871-1919) was a Russian playwright and short-story writer who led the Expressionist movement in the national literature. He was active between the revolution of 1905 and the Communist revolution which finally overthrew the Tsarist government.
In this work, the author was not engaged in personal matters psychology and turned to social satire. The main hero of the book is the guardian of order, who is bored in the wilderness. What did he prefer to do with his boring life? Read the book to know his fate!