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The Nose

The Nose

  

by Nikolai Gogol

Analysis: Trivia

Brain Snacks: Tasty Tidbits of Knowledge

Gogol started life as a minor civil servant, sort of as a day job while trying to make it as a writer—so maybe he knows a little more than the average dude what Kovalev is all about. (source)

His BFF was Aleksandr Pushkin, the super-famous Russian romantic poet and author. Some of the ideas for Gogol's most famous work, the novel Dead Souls, came from Pushkin. (source)

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