Dead Souls by Nicolai Gogol

Dead Souls by Nicolai Gogol

by Nikolai Gogol
     
 

In DEAD SOULS, a mysterious gentleman, Chichikov, comes to a small Russian town and begins buying "dead souls" from landowners, serfs who've died but are still taxed. In the end, Chichikov has a get-rich-quick scheme in mind, hoping to borrow against his "dead souls" while gaining the prestige and respect he desires.See more details below

Overview

In DEAD SOULS, a mysterious gentleman, Chichikov, comes to a small Russian town and begins buying "dead souls" from landowners, serfs who've died but are still taxed. In the end, Chichikov has a get-rich-quick scheme in mind, hoping to borrow against his "dead souls" while gaining the prestige and respect he desires.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013523722
Publisher:
Halcyon Press Ltd.
Publication date:
11/22/2011
Series:
Halcyon Classics , #1
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
301,007
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (1809-1852) was a Russian writer of Polish and Ukrainian descent. He is considered to be the father of modern Russian realism, often satirizing the political corruption of the Russian Empire under the Tsars, which lead to his exile.

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