How the Two Ivans Quarrelled

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How the Two Ivans Quarrelled by Nikolai Gogol

Author: Nikolai Gogol | Published: 1835

How the Two Ivans Quarrelled Synopsis


A fine pelisse has Ivan Ivanovitch! splendid! And what lambskin! deuce take it, what lambskin! blue-black with silver lights. I’ll forfeit, I know not what, if you find any one else owning such a one. Look at it, for heaven’s sake, especially when he stands talking with any one! look at him side-ways: what a pleasure it is! To describe it is impossible: velvet! silver! fire! Nikolai the Wonder-worker, saint of God! why have I not such a pelisse? He had it made before Agafya Fedosyevna went to Kief. You know Agafya Fedosyevna who bit the assessor’s ear off?

About Nikolai Gogol

Nikolai Gogol is a renowned Russian author and playwright who is often considered one of the most influential figures in modern literature. Born in 1809, he produced some of his most iconic works between 1833-1852, which included stories such as “The Overcoat” and “Dead Souls”. His unique style of writing was characterized by darkly humorous satire that explored the limitations of human nature. He also had a strong influence on many later authors, including Victor Hugo and Ivan Turgenev.

Throughout his life, Gogol developed an increasing interest in spirituality and mysticism. This influenced much of his work late in life, particularly the short story collection "Mirgorod". These tales featured an ironic blend of realism and fantasy that made them distinct from other contemporary literature at the time. Find out more about Nikolai Gogol at

Nikolai Gogol's Books on PageVio

Short Stories: The Fair at Sorochyntsi | St. John's Eve | May Night, or the Drowned Maiden | The Lost Letter: A Tale Told by the Sexton of the N...Church | The Night Before Christmas | A Terrible Vengeance | Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt | A Bewitched Place | The Old World Landowners | The Viy | How the Two Ivans Quarrelled | The Mysterious Portrait | Nevsky Prospekt | Diary of a Madman | The Nose | The Carriage | The Overcoat

Here's a full list of Nikolai Gogol's books.

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