«The History of a Town» in Russian with a Parallel Translation

Book The History of a Town (История одного города) in Russian
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Original title: 
История одного города
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Language: 
Russian
Difficulty: 
C2
Year: 
1870
Number of pages: 
178

"The History of a Town" is a novel by the Russian writer Mikhail Saltykov-Shchedrin, published in 1870. The text is a satirical chronicle of the fictional city of Glupov (the name can be translated as Foolsville, Foolov, or Stupidtown). The author describes the history of the origin of the Glupovites, as well as vivid images of city officials.