Dead Souls audiobook Nikolai Vasilievich GOGOL (1809 - 1852), translated by D. J. HOGARTH (? - ?) Dead Souls (Russian: Мёртвые души) by Nikolai Gogol, Russian writer, was first published in 1842, and is one of the most prominent works of 19th-century Russian literature. Gogol himself saw it as an "epic poem in prose", and within the book as a "novel in verse". Despite supposedly completing the trilogy's second part, Gogol destroyed it shortly before his death. Although the novel ends Read more [...]