Tag: passionate

#181 The Murder

Find today’s 12,412 word short story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/181.html Travis review: This is a story about the deadly consequences of religious fanaticism. Although Matvey had been getting on his cousins’ nerves by his criticism of their unique style of worship,  it is his act of putting oil into a bowl of potatoes during a fast that became the... 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 »