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Dead souls.

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

Dead souls.

by Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol

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Published by New American Library in [New York] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementA new translation by Andrew R. MacAndrew, with a foreword by Frank O"Connor.
SeriesA signet classic
The Physical Object
Pagination278 p.
Number of Pages278
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17734130M

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He sold the dead souls with pleasure, thinking, that Chichikov was a fool. Pavel Ivanovich hurried to the hotel with a feeling of relief. At the next day, Chichikov drew the agreements with Sobakevich and Plyushkin.

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Chichikov is a character, and Gogol's treatment of Russian peasantry and the upper classes alike is sharply satirical.