Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Dead Souls

I've just finished Gogol's Dead Souls. It's a determinedly eccentric novel- with a cast of amusing shits- among them a hero- or anti-hero- who is only properly introduced to us in the final chapter.  If Gogol had been an English writer he would have been illustrated by Cruikshank. He reminds me a little of Sterne and a little of early Dickens.
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