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    Flatlander, purveyor of fine covfefe  4 months ago

    ‘The Overcoat’ is a short story about a government clerk who has his precious new overcoat stolen. No-one seems willing to help him retrieve his prized possession, a fact that continues to concern him even when he is beyond the grave.

    “The Overcoat” is a short story by Russian author Nikolai Gogol, published in 1842. The story and its author have had great influence on Russian literature, as expressed in a quote about Russian realist writers from Eugène-Melchior de Vogüé: "We all come out from Gogol’s ‘Overcoat’

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    ibFrank  4 months ago

    Have not readed either “The Overcoat” or “Diary of a Madman” but the titles sound like they were written about him. He seems to have Napoleon complex.

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    Teto85 Premium Member 4 months ago

    He’d better be careful. That General’s overcoat seems the have a large target on it’s back when worn in Ukraine. SLAVA UKRAINI

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    Durak Premium Member 4 months ago

    Makes me think of the Kipling quote, “Russians are great men until they tuck their shirt-tails in.”

    Russians themselves will tell you, they are all peasants at heart, and when they try to be something that they are not, things get ugly.

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