Tag: argument

#175 At A Country House

Find today’s 3342 short story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/175.html Travis review: Rashevitch is an egotistical motormouth who can’t help himself from taking up an intellectual argument and exhausting it to the point that nothing but ill-will is left from his listeners. He has alienated all of his neighbors and townsfolk, earning the nickname “toad.” It happens that Meier... Read More »

#154 The Bet

Find today’s 2859 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/154.html Travis Review This is one of my favorite stories. It is the story that turned me onto Chekhov many years ago. It is a mixture of many great things. It’s an intellectual argument about the cruelty of imprisonment as well as a the futility of money and pursuing knowledge without... Read More »