Tag: spoiled children

#106 Shrove Tuesday

Find today’s 1940 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/106.html Travis review This is a slice of life story told on a Shrove Tuesday. It starts with Pavel Vassilitch, the father of the house, waking up to the beckoning of his wife and ends with a hurried dinner before the fast. Chekhov throws in minutiae of the day including... Read More »

#016 The Album

Another short short with only 763 words.   http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/016.html Travis Review: Today’s story feels like a companion piece to yesterday’s The Choristers. This time though, the point of view changes to the ruling class after a jubilee in a small town. In this case Zhmyhov (aka His Excellency, aka actual civil councillor) is genuinely driven to tears... Read More »