Tag: Counterparts

#032 Head of the Family

Find this 1500 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/032.html Travis review:  Today’s story is a character study of a bully. Stepan Stepanitch is wealthy, pompous, and a coward who attacks everybody weaker than him. If he wakes up in a “gloomy state of mind” after losing at cards or suffering from dyspepsia after a night of drinking, there will... Read More »

#005 A Classical Student

Another short one weighing in at just over 1080 words:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/005.html Travis review: Oh those wacky peasants! I feel a better name should’ve been “How I Got Into Business School.” A nervous young lad goes to take his Greek exam and things do not go well. His mother is furious, but too exhausted in heartbreak... Read More »