«Dead Souls» in Russian with a Parallel Translation

Book Dead Souls (Мёртвые души) in Russian
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79%
Original title: 
Мёртвые души
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Language: 
Russian
Difficulty: 
B2
Year: 
1842
Number of pages: 
335

"Dead Souls" is a novel by Nikolai Vasilyevich Gogol, published in 1842. In the center of the plot is a former official, Pavel Nikolaevich Chichikov, who pretends to be a landowner. He buys up "dead souls", peasants who are considered alive, but have already died, since the main task of Chichikov is to achieve a high social status.