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#158 Gusev

Find today’s 5602 word story here:¬†http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/158.html Travis review: It is interesting that today’s story is named after one of the invalid soldiers and not¬†titled “Sick Bay” or “Voyage Home.” While the story centers around Gusev and we see a few of his fever dreams, it is his fellow patient, Pavel Ivanitch, that says anything introspective... Read More »

#001 A Living Chattel

The first story up is “A Living Chattel.” You can read it here before we discuss: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/001.html Travis review: The first short story we read is really a novelette coming in at over 14,000 words. This story is told in three sections.The first part has Groholsky, a wealthy fop, entreating his lover, Liza, to leave... Read More »