Tag: learning

#201 The Betrothed

Please find the final Chekhov short story interpreted by the amazing Constance Garrett: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/201.html It is a 7588 long story. Travis review Like the last story, The Bishop, there is a character whose days are limited due to an illness. More than the bishop, I’d venture to say the character Alexandr Timofeitch (aka Sasha) represents Chekhov as he... Read More »

#161 The Wife

Please find today’s 18,092 mini-novella here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/161.html Travis review: The Wife is a story told from the first person point of view of a wealthy malcontent, much like a Russian Ebeneezer Scrooge. It is great that Pavel Andreitch does not recognize this. He is estranged from his wife, although she occupies the bottom floor of their... Read More »

#056 Grisha

Find today’s 1200 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/056.html Travis Review: Grisha is two years and eight months of age. This is not the first time we’ve read a Chekhov story about a young child, but this by far the youngest so far. Everything we see is through Grisha’s eyes and his limited knowledge and vocabulary. It seems... Read More »