In this surreally funny classic of Russian literature, Nikolai Gogol's wily antihero, Chichikov, is in the business of buying up "dead souls"-deceased serfs who exist only on paper.
About the Author
Arthur Morey graduated from Harvard and did graduate work at the University of Chicago. He has won awards for his fiction and drama, worked as an editor with several book publishers, and taught literature and writing at Northwestern University. As a narrator, he has received three Earphones Awards and an Audie nomination.
"Admired not only for its enduring comic portraits but also for its sense of moral purpose." ---Meriam Webster's Encyclopedia of Literature