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Author: Гоголь, Николай Васильевич, 1809-1852. ; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Bernard Guilbert Guerney
Publisher: New York, Modern Library [1965]
Series: Modern library of the world's best books.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A comic masterpiece about Chechikov, a trafficker in souls (adult male serfs), who can still be of profit even when dead.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Гоголь, Николай Васильевич, 1809-1852. ; Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Bernard Guilbert Guerney
OCLC Number: 2360237
Description: xxvi, 549 pages 19 cm.
Series Title: Modern library of the world's best books.
Other Titles: Mertvye dushi.
Responsibility: Translated from the Russian, and with a foreword, by Bernard Guilbert Guerney. Thoroughly rev., with additional new material, constituting the present translation, the nearest approach to a comprehensive version in any language.

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A comic masterpiece about Chechikov, a trafficker in souls (adult male serfs), who can still be of profit even when dead.

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Dark humor

by bobrobboy (WorldCat user published 2008-06-09) Very Good Permalink

There is so much dark humor and fun in here, but you have to read it knowing the dark humor is there.

Read this for a sample of the nature of Russian literature and culture in Czarist Russian.

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