Browsing Archives of - 2014 January

#003 At The Barber’s

Next up is the flash short, At The Barber’s. http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/003.html Travis review: This short isn’t a classic by any means, but I think offers a glimpse into a couple character types that Chekhov will use in the future. The first is an honest, sensitive working man who barely ekes out a living and will never catch... Read More »

#002 Joy

After yesterday’s novelette, enjoy this short piece from young AC:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/002.html Travis review: This story is equivalent to a flash story coming in at mere 697 words. The one scene story has a ” joyful and triumphant” son waking up his entire family with big news: his name was written in the newspaper. The story... Read More »

#001 A Living Chattel

The first story up is “A Living Chattel.” You can read it here before we discuss: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/001.html Travis review: The first short story we read is really a novelette coming in at over 14,000 words. This story is told in three sections.The first part has Groholsky, a wealthy fop, entreating his lover, Liza, to leave... Read More »