Tag: betting

#166 Ward No. 6

Find today’s 21,694 word novella here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/166.html Travis review: This novella is told in 29 chapters. The first chapters is told in 2nd person almost like a voice guided tour. “Next you come into a big, spacious room which fills up the whole lodge except for the entry.” We quickly discover that Ward No. 6 is... Read More »

#044 Children

Today’s story contains 1926 words: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/044.html Travis Review: Today’s story revolves around children gambling while waiting up for their parents to arrive home with details of a christening. Chekhov’s utilizes an omniscient point of view to reveal the motivations each child (five) has in the loto game. The money involved is slight, a kopek — which like... Read More »