Book ‘A Place Bewitched and Other Stories’ by Nikolai Gogol

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An original selection of short fiction by Nikolai Gogol, “the Russian Dickens,” translated by the great Constance Garnett and curated by Natasha Randall, that captures the genius of one of the most daring, inventive writers of the nineteenth century. A wounded solider vanishes into notoriety. A nose is found in a loaf of bread. Places―like the Nevesky Prospect―are not what they seem. Nikolai Gogol was one of the nineteenth century’s greatest and most influential Russian writers, a realist whose acerbic observations and taste for the absurd give his writing its strange, comic voice. In this edition of A Place Bewitched and Other Stories, Natasha Randall presents a new, curated collection...
Publisher: Picador (March 1, 2022)  Pages: 336 pages  ISBN-10: 0374231478  ISBN-13:  978-0374231477  ASIN:‎ B07FM8XP7L

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Nikolai Gogol (1809–1852) was a Russian writer and dramatist. He was born in the Ukraine in 1809 and trained as a painter before finding success as a writer. He soon became famous for his plays and short fiction, notably “The Diary of a Madman” (1834), “The Nose” (1836), and “The Overcoat” (1842). His novel, Dead Souls, was published in 1842.