Tag: manipulator

#087 Mire

Find today’s 7,198 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/087.html Travis Review: It feels like Chekhov took a temptress out of a fairy tale and added a pair of cousins who go up to visit her mansion separately. While there are elements that feel the a little fantastical, the rest of the story is grounded in the psychological way... Read More »

#035 In a Strange Land

Today’s story has roughly 1470 words:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/035.html Travis Review: It seems Alphonse Champoun has it made. The native Frenchman no longer tutors the wealthy landlord Kamyshev’s children since they’ve grown up and are leading successful military careers. He gets paid to “be properly dressed, to smell of scent, to listen to Kamyshev’s idle babble, to eat and... Read More »