Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol

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Dead Souls by Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer, was first published in 1842, and is one of the most prominent works of 19th-century Russian literature. Gogol himself saw it as an "epic poem in prose", and within the book as a "novel in verse". Despite supposedly completing the trilogy's second part, Gogol destroyed it shortly before his death.

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The 76th greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 25th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  2. - 68th on The Top 10: The Greatest Books of All Time (The Top 10 (Book))
  3. - 74th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  4. - 98th on Pour une Bibliothèque Idéale (Raymond Queneau)
  5. - Finest Works of Fiction (Martin Seymour-Smith and Editors)
  6. - The Bigger Read List (English PEN)
  7. - The New Lifetime Reading Plan (The New Lifetime Reading Plan)
  8. - ZEIT-Bibliothek der 100 Bücher (Die Zeit)
  9. - Top 100 Works in World Literature (Norwegian Book Clubs, with the Norwegian Nobel Institute)
  10. - Masterpieces of World Literature (Frank N. Magill)

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