Tag: vanity of vanities

#190 Gooseberries

Find today’s 4373 word short story here:¬†http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/190.html Travis review: I believe “Gooeseberries” is the first time that Chekhov has used characters from a previous story. And this is his 190th story. This story follows yesterday’s Man in a Case, where the teacher, Burkin, told the veterinarian surgeon, Ivan Ivanovitch, about a tyrannical Greek instructor who... Read More »

#149 Lights

Please find today’s 15,773 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/149.html Travis review: We’ve been hit with back to back long story. Although a half the size of “The Steppe,” this story still took time to read. The point of “Lights,” at least from the engineer Ananyev, concerns a philosophical argument about the importance of living an engaged... Read More »