Probably my favourite book. So sad that on his deathbed Gogol destroyed the trilogies 2nd part meaning that the book ends mid sentence. Even so this is one of the most magical books in the world. Just because it's 19th Century Russian literature doesn't mean it's hard to read. It isn't. It's a joy.
The Overcoat, Nikolai Gogol. Pinner writes: "These short stories by the great 19th-century Russian author includes The Nose, a savage satire of incompetent bureaucrats and the snobbery of the Russian upper classes; Old-Fashioned Farmers, a sketch depicting an elderly couple who live a happy but simple life in rustic seclusion; The Tale of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich; and The Overcoat, an exceptionally moving tale about a poor and much-ridiculed St. Petersburg…
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Le anime morte by Nikolai Gogol: Probabilmente a causa della traduzione, ma magari anche per via della trama, dopo aver sofferto per qualche capitolo ho ceduto e l'ho riportato in biblioteca, magari non era il momento giusto, o magari siamo io e la letteratura russa che abbiamo litigato da piccoli.
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