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Taras Bulba and Other Tales

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493 pages6 hours

Summary

This collection includes: Taras Bulba, St. John's Eve, The Cloak, How the Two Ivans Quarrelled, The Mysterious Portrait, and The Calash. According to Wikipedia: "Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol ( 1809 - 1852) was a Russian writerof Ukrainian ethnicity. Although his early works were heavily influenced by his Ukrainian upbringing and identity, he wrote in Russian and his works belong to the tradition of Russian literature; often called the "father of modern Russian realism," he was one of the first Russian authors to criticize his country's way of life. The novels Taras Bul'ba (1835; 1842 [revised edition]), Dead Souls (1842), the play The Inspector-General (1836, 1842), and the short story The Overcoat (1842) are among his masterpieces."

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