Tag: bishop

#200 The Bishop

Today’s 200th story is 6468 words. You can find it here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/200.html Travis review: This is a very slow, meditative story about the final days of a bishop’s life. It feels like Chekhov is writing about his own mortality in this tale. The doctor and man of letters was slowly succumbing to tuberculosis and perhaps he was wondering... Read More »

#098 Frost

Today’s story is 2557 words and can be found here:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/098.html Travis Review: As we’ve seen, Chekhov is good at creating new and interesting characters. Today has made an another unique creation, a chatty, happy-go-lucky 70 year old mayor. Typically his older men have been tired and forlorn, the exception being Terenty from A Day... Read More »