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#062 A Happy Man

Find today’s 1845 word story here:  http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/062.html Travis Review Today’s story made me smile. Like yesterday’s “A Gentleman Friend,” we are watching a foolish, fun-loving person. But unlike the calculative and shallow Vanda, I like Ivan Alexyevitch, as his mistake seems honest and he has several friends (gentlemen, I assume) who willingly stand up for the man. Chekhov... Read More »

#038 Sorrow

Find this 2370 word story here: http://www.chekhovshorts.com/stories/038.html Travis Review: This story could be summarized as a life wasted. Unlike other peasants we’ve read about, (The Huntsman excluded) Grigory Petrov has a skill that is valued by others. His woodturning craftsmanship is squandered by drinking and quarreling. The story is told non-linearly through Grigory’s rambling as he madly races through a blizzard... Read More »