Tag: liar

#099 The Beggar

Today’s story is 2132 words and can be found here:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/099.html Travis Review: Today’s story is about Skvortsov, a successful lawyer, challenging a young, drunken beggar he caught in a lie the opportunity to work for money. It seems that he is trying to impart a little of the mantra “Give a man a fish... Read More »

#083 A Trifle from Life

Today’s story is 2003 words and can be found here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/083.html Travis Review: After yesterday’s “A Tripping Tongue” and “A Trivial Incident” the day before that comes today’s “T” titled story completing a Chekov T-trifecta. Belyaev is a self-absorbed, successful man living with a woman or as he says “dragging out a long, wearisome romance.”... Read More »

#079 The Jeune Premier

Today’s story is 1760 words and can be found here:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/079.html Travis Review: Yvegeny Podzharov is a confident and cocky “elegant young man.” Besides being a top actor he is also ladykiller. When a guest, Klimov, comes to the party who “lived in the very town in which the jeune premier had acted for two seasons in succession,” I... Read More »