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The night before Christmas

Author: Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Constance Garnett
Publisher: New York : New Directions, ©2011.
Series: New Directions pearl.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Available for the first time as a stand-alone novella, the Russian satirist's tale of a Christmas Eve in the village of Dikanka features wicked mischief by the devil as he runs amok in the town and torments the town blacksmith, Vakula, as Vakula tries to win the love of Oksana.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikolaĭ Vasilʹevich Gogolʹ; Constance Garnett
ISBN: 9780811219471 081121947X
OCLC Number: 711051753
Notes: "The Night Before Christmas' originally appeared in the short story collection Evenings on a farm Near Dikanka by Nikolai Gogol, pub. by Knopf in 1926"--Title page verso.
Description: 73 pages ; 18 cm.
Series Title: New Directions pearl.
Other Titles: Nochʹ pered Rozhdestvom.
Responsibility: Nikolai Gogol ; translated by Constance Garnett.

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Available for the first time as a stand-alone novella, the Russian satirist's tale of a Christmas Eve in the village of Dikanka features wicked mischief by the devil as he runs amok in the town and torments the town blacksmith, Vakula, as Vakula tries to win the love of Oksana.

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