The Inspector General
35 Installments— in English—Entirely free
Opening Lines (Experimental)
ANNA ANDREYEVNA, his wife.
MARYA ANTONOVNA, his daughter.
LUKA LUKICH KHLOPOV, the Inspector of Schools.
AMMOS FIODOROVICH LIAPKIN-TIAPKIN, the Judge.
IVAN KUZMICH SHPEKIN, the Postmaster.
PIOTR IVANOVICH BOBCHINSKY. } Country Squires.
IVAN ALEKSANDROVICH KHLESTAKOV, ...
Reviewed by ODYSSEYA on Jun 6, 2009
Perhaps the greatest of Russian comedies
The unique character of Russian literature may be said to have had its beginning with the Inspector-General, and later Gogol’s novel, Dead Souls, established that tradition in Russian letters which was followed by all the great writers from Dostoyevsky down to Gorky. 'Gogol the Russian Homer'.
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