Dead Souls

Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Dead Souls
Chichikov, an amusing and often confused schemer, buys deceased serfs' names from landholders' poll tax lists hoping to mortgage them for profit.

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1997, c1996
Edition: 1st Vintage classics ed
ISBN: 9780679776444
Branch Call Number: FICTION GOGOL 1997
Characteristics: xxiv, 402 p. ;,20 cm


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Bulgakov himself commissioned a play on this novel he liked it so much. If the character of Chichikov doesn't make you laugh, check your pulse. Black humor and politics mesh into a powerful novel-length manifesto.

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