Dead Souls3,39 28 5 Forfatter: Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Oplæser: Tom Weiner
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Chichikov, a mysterious stranger, arrives in a provincial town with a bizarre but seductive proposition for local landowners. He proposes to buy the names of their serfs who have died but who are still registered on the census, thereby saving their owners from paying taxes on them. But what collateral will Chichikov receive for these “souls”? What dubious scheme lies behind his actions?
Full of larger-than-life Dickensian characters—rogues and scoundrels, landowners and serfs, conniving petty officials, and the wily antihero Chichikov—Dead Souls is a devastating comic satire on social hypocrisy.
Mere info om lydbogen:Forlag: Blackstone Publishing
Længde: 12T 57M