Tag: noir

#199 In The Ravine

You can find today’s 16,430 word novelette here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/199.html Travis review: This noirish story feels complete even though it is open ended with life continuing in spite of tragedies and upheavals to a certain family. It is interesting that Chekhov’s kicks off this story with the tale of¬†Ukleevo, the village known for “the deacon ate... Read More »

#045 Misery

This 2293 word classic can be found here:¬†http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/045.html Travis Review: Stories like this is why I read Chekhov. Misery is a sincere, gut-wrenching examination of humanity, our desperate need to communicate, and kindness. When I saw this title was coming up, I remembered the story was significant, although I couldn’t recall the details. Reading the... Read More »