Tag: knowledge

#173 The Student

Find today’s 1506 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/173.html Travis review: In today’s story a young student talks with two widows, a mother and a daughter, and by discussing the apostle Peter’s three denials of Christ, the older woman cries. The student walks away with the idea that “The past is linked with the present by an... Read More »

#154 The Bet

Find today’s 2859 word story here:¬†http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/154.html Travis Review This is one of my¬†favorite stories. It is the story that turned me onto Chekhov many years ago. It is a mixture of many great things. It’s an intellectual argument about the cruelty of imprisonment as well as a the futility of money and pursuing knowledge without... Read More »