'Gogol is strangely timeless -- Guardian
This new translation is a testimony to Gogols gift for comedy, absurdity and fabulism -- Good Book Guide
About the Author
Nikolai Gogol (1809-1852) was one of the masters of 19th Century Russian literature, and was the author of numerous stories and a novel, Dead Souls. Together, Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have translated Dostoevsky's Dead Souls, Crime and Punishment, Notes from Underground, Demons and The Brothers Karamazov, for which they were awarded the PEN Book-of-the-Month Club Translation Prize. Their translation of Dostoevsky's The Idiot is also published by Granta Books.