Tag: dream

#088 Dreams

Today’s story is 3430 words long and can be found here:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/088.html Travis Review: Today’s story has a nameless tramp escorted by two peasant constables to the district town. It seems that his offense is not “remembering his name.” I can assume that strangers who wander into town are considered suspect unless they can identify... Read More »

#041 The Looking-Glass

Today’s story, the last one written between 1882-1885, has 1524 words:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/041.html Travis Review: Chekhov starts today’s story as if he is writing a fantasy tale using elements of Lewis Carroll or the Brothers Grimm. Nellie, “a young and pretty girl, dreaming day and night of being married,” gazes into a looking-glass. In the mirror her... Read More »