Tag: bastard

#131 The Doctor

Find today’s 2043 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/131.html  Travis review: With a title like “The Doctor,” I would have expected the titled character to be in the midst of surgery or giving a diagnosis to a patient. At the point we enter the story he has already given a terminal diagnosis of a friend’s (and his obsession’s)... Read More »

#124 A Transgression

Find today’s 1912 word story http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/124.html Travis review:  In “A Transgression” we watch Miguev suffer through every philandering husband’s worst nightmare. His ex-housemaid and ex-lover is trying to extort five thousand rubles from him. She has given the following three threats, “I’ll leave the baby at your door, and I’ll have the law of you, and I’ll tell... Read More »

#113 In Passion Week

Find today’s 1965 word story here here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/113.html Travis review: This is a first person point of view/slice of life story told from an honest, good intentioned adolescent taking communion and giving confession. The tone seems innocent throughout with “nearly nine” year old boy trying to be a good Christian, even making amends with this his... Read More »