Tag: starvation

#115 The Cossack

Please find today’s 1974 word story here: http://www.eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/115.htm Travis review: Today’s tale comes off more like a fable than a story. It is easy to like Maxim as a character. He’s an optimistic, high-on-life kind of guy. Things seem to be going great for him, but in literature that’s usually a bad sign. Chekhov gives indications... Read More »

#020 Oysters

Find today’s 1568 word classic here: http://eldritchpress.org/ac/jr/020.htm  Travis Review: Story number 20 is a classic. I read it over 15 years ago and even though I knew what was going happen, it still packed a punch. Stories like this are why I love Chekhov’s works. So many elements are at play here: physically and emotional... Read More »