Dead Souls

by Nikolai Gogol; Richard Pevear (Introduction by, Translator); Larissa Volokhonsky (Translator)

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ISBN
9781400043194
FORMAT
Hardback
NUMBER OF PAGES
488

Product Description

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...
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