Tag: red hair

#051 The Witch

Find today’s 4756 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/051.html Travis Review In today’s story there is a question of whether or not  Raïssa is a witch. Chekhov titled his story “The Witch” and her husband Savély — a sexton, who seems to be lucky enough to have a married a pretty, young bride and gained property (although it seems like... Read More »

#034 The Cook’s Wedding

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Anton wanted to dress appropriately for the holiday.  Our story today contains roughly 1909 words:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/034.html Travis Review: This story is seen through the eyes of Grisha, a “solemn little person of seven.” He watches in horror over a series of days as an arranged marriage of his family’s house cook... Read More »

#018 A Chameleon

Here is today’s 1390 word story:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/018.html Travis Review Like yesterday’s story, Minds In Ferment, a quiet day on the square erupts into a big scene with citizens throwing accusations and opinions. In this case, a man chases and corners a dog that bit him. The chameleon of the story is police superintendent Otchumyelov. The story becomes a farcical... Read More »