Gogol's Wife by Tommaso Landolfi

"Gogol's Wife" is a collection of short stories that are known for their unique blend of fantasy, history, and reality. The stories revolve around a variety of themes, from a man's bizarre relationship with his inflatable wife to a writer's struggle with a demanding publisher. The book is characterized by its surrealism, dark humor, and exploration of the human condition, offering readers a glimpse into the strange and often absurd aspects of life.

The 2224th greatest book of all time


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Total Points: 165

Since this book was first published in 1953, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 165.0.

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