Publish date: 1993
Publisher: David R. Godine, Publisher
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
, 19th Century
, Russian Literature
, Magical Realism
, Short Stories
“The nose looked at the Major and frowned a little.” - Nikolai Gogol, The Nose on March 25, Barber Ivan Yakovlevitch sits down to breakfast. his wife Prascovia Osipovna duly throws him a newly baked roll. Ivan discovers a nose inside it and recognizes its owner. confused and much agitated, he late...
Adorable! I could imagine a Monty Python sketch of this story.
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I've known this tale for a few months now but never got around to read it. Today I decided to take a few moments and take the time to read it. It is certainly a very funny short-story. I would recommend it to everyone without a doubt.
This is, without a doubt, the strangest story I've ever read. Ever.