The Collected Stories (The Russians) ★★☆☆☆

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Title: The Collected Stories
Series: (The Russians)
Author: Nikolai Gogol
Translator: Unknown
Rating: 2 of 5 Stars
Genre: Fiction
Pages: 575
Words: 166K

If peasants getting drunk and doing stupid things amuses you, if the devil being outfoxed by said peasants sounds interesting and if constantly worrying about your class status is something you do, then these short stories are probably for you.

They were not for me. Thankfully, this was the last of Gogol. There are some plays left, but I’m not going to bother.


13 thoughts on “The Collected Stories (The Russians) ★★☆☆☆

    1. I don’t think I’ll ever be re-reading anything by him, that’s for sure. Something about him comes across as whiny and almost self-entitled to me. I don’t know if it was a reaction to one of the introductions, but I don’t remember anything in particular that would have given me that impression.
      Overall, I’m glad to be done with him…


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