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Dead souls : an epic poem

Author: Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Donald Rayfield
Publisher: New York : New York Review Books, ©2012.
Series: New York Review Books classics.
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An NYRB Classics Original The first of the great Russian novels and one of the indisputable masterpieces of world literature, Dead Souls is the tale of Chichikov, an affably cunning con man who causes consternation in a small Russian town when he shows up out of nowhere proposing to buy title to serfs who, though dead as doornails, are still property on paper. What can he have up his sleeve, the local landowners  Read more...
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Gogolʹ, Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich, 1809-1852.
Dead souls.
New York : New York Review Books, ©2012
(DLC) 2010045067
(OCoLC)662402856
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Donald Rayfield
ISBN: 9781590176559 1590176553
OCLC Number: 803422578
Description: 1 online resource.
Series Title: New York Review Books classics.
Other Titles: Mertvye dushi.
Responsibility: Nikolai Gogol ; translated from the Russian and with introduction by Donald Rayfield.

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