Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

Dead Souls

byNikolai Gogol

Kobo ebook | August 14, 2016

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Since its publication in 1842, Dead Souls has been celebrated as a supremely realistic portrait of provincial Russian life and as a splendidly exaggerated tale; as a paean to the Russian spirit and as a remorseless satire of imperial Russian venality, vulgarity, and pomp. As Gogol's wily antihero, Chichikov, combs the back country wheeling and dealing for "dead souls"--deceased serfs who still represent money to anyone sharp enough to trade in them--we are introduced to a Dickensian cast of peasants, landowners, and conniving petty officials, few of whom can resist the seductive illogic of Chichikov's proposition.

Title:Dead SoulsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:August 14, 2016Publisher:MARQUES PUBLISHERSLanguage:English

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ISBN:9990052070179

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! Recommended piece of Russian Literature!
Date published: 2016-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I loved this! Recommended piece of Russian Literature!
Date published: 2016-11-29