Tag: passion

#175 At A Country House

Find today’s 3342 short story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/175.html Travis review: Rashevitch is an egotistical motormouth who can’t help himself from taking up an intellectual argument and exhausting it to the point that nothing but ill-will is left from his listeners. He has alienated all of his neighbors and townsfolk, earning the nickname “toad.” It happens that Meier... Read More »

#096 On the Road

Find the last story from 1886 that we’ll read here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/096.html  It comes in at 6669 words (including a poem.) Travis Review Today’s story felt like a Dostoyevsky tale. It features Liharev, a passionate, unhappy man whose unanchored soul craves to travel, learn, and experience as much as possible even though he knows it will put... Read More »