Books Like The Government Inspector by Nikolai Gogol | Suggested Reading

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"The Nose" (1836) is one of Gogol's best known short stories. It concerns a man whose nose has left his face and taken up an independent life of its own, and the man's efforts to restore the runaway nose to its proper place on his face.

"The Overcoat" is Gogol's most celebrated short story. It concerns a poor scribe whose heart is broken when his prize possession, a fashionable overcoat, is stolen.

Dead Souls (1842), by Nikolai Gogol, is a comic novel set in feudal Russia. It concerns a man who concocts a get-rich-quick scheme in which he purchases the rights to deceased serfs ("dead souls") to pawn them off for profit.

The Captain's Daughter (1836), by Gogol's contemporary and friend Aleksandr Pushkin, is a historical novel of the Pugachov Rebellion.

Evenings on a Farm near Dikanka (1831 and 1832), by Nikolai Gogol, is a two-volume publication that contains tales...

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