Tag: Easter

#058 Easter Eve

See today’s 3452 word Easter story at http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/058.html Travis Review What excellent timing for this review to fall on Easter weekend. It was purely by chance. This first person account of a river crossing in order to attend Easter festivities is full of atmosphere that seems more creepy than celebratory. I’m not sure if Chekhov intended... Read More »

#022 A Small Fry

Today’s story comes in at 1358 words.  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/022.html Travis Review: Small Fry is not a great story. A lowly civil servant has to work on Easter eve while the rest of the town is out celebrating and feels awful about it. An alternate title could be “Fear and Self-Loathing in a Government Office.” It’s not... Read More »