Tag: architect

#119 Aborigines

Find today’s 2401 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/119.html Travis review: Readers get to spend a day with an irritable veteran of Polish descent complaining about the lazy Russians to his friend, a German architect. Lyashkevsky has a head injury so this story could be seen as a sad tale of mental illness. Yet the tone reminded me... Read More »

#037 Old Age

Find today’s 2,200 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/037.html Travis Review: Another title could have been “Men Who Had Behaved Badly.” Uzelkov is an architect returning to his hometown after an 18-year absence. He finds much of the town has changed and he has almost been forgotten about. What is interesting is the man who does remember him,... Read More »

#025 Nerves

We’ve hit 25 stories so far. This one is 1598 words. http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/025.html  Travis Review: What is interesting about this story is that the main character, Vaxin, has freaked himself out by obsessing about spirits of the dead after an evening where “Vaxin himself had asked for a saucer and shown the young ladies how to converse... Read More »