By Nikolai Vasilevich Gogol
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Nikolai Gogol’s Dead Souls is the good comedian masterpiece of Russian literature–a satirical and wonderfully exaggerated epic of lifestyles within the benighted provinces.
Gogol was hoping to teach the realm “the untold riches of the Russian soul” during this 1842 novel, which he populated with a Dickensian swarm of characters: rogues and scoundrels, landowners and serfs, conniving petty officials–all of them either completely realistic and alarmingly greater than lifestyles. surroundings every little thing in movement is the wily antihero, Chichikov, the trafficker in “dead souls”–deceased serfs who nonetheless signify revenue to these shrewdpermanent sufficient to alternate in them.
This energetic, idiomatic English model via the award-winning translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky makes obtainable the entire quantity of the novel’s lyricism, sulphurous humor, and enjoyment in human oddity and blunder.
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