Tag: antisemitic

#191 About Love

Find today’s 3886 word story here: http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/191.htm Travis review: So this is the third story featuring Ivan Iavnovitch and Burkin and the second with Alehin. The story picks up the following day from Gooseberries. When Alehin tells his story it helps answer the curious details in Gooseberries, like why Alehin was so filthy and in desperate... Read More »

#172 Rothschild’s Fiddle

Please find today’s 4,117 word story here http://eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/172.htm Travis review: Today’s story has antisemitism, misogyny, complete misanthropy and in the end regret. Yakov Ivanov embodies self-loathing at it’s worst. He is a miserly, miserable undertaker. Chekhov sets the tone with this great opening line:  “The town was a little one, worse than a village, and... Read More »

#148 The Steppe (The Story of a Journey)

Today’s novella comes in at 39,155 words. http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/148.htm Travis review: This review took longer to come out than others. Not only was I traveling over the weekend (and have 7 out of the last 8 this summer which has affected the consistency of daily reviews), but the length of this story is tremendous compared to the... Read More »

#075 Martyrs

Find our 75th story here: http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/075.htm  Travis Review: Today’s 2008 word story should not be confused with the 2008 French film bearing the same name that I’ve refused to watch, because, as I understand it, once you’ve seen the disturbing flick, you cannot unsee it. This story is about a psychosomatic socialite caught up in the... Read More »