The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol by Nikolai Gogol

The Collected Tales of Nikolai Gogol

Nikolai Gogol

240 pages first pub 1835 (editions)

fiction classics short stories reflective medium-paced


Nikolai Gogol was one of the greatest writers of the golden age of Russian Literature. As friend of the Great Aleksandr Sergeeyivich Pushkin, the Shakespeare of Russian Literature, he helped Pushkin realize his genius and at the same time wrote so...

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adventurous 60%
dark 60%
funny 40%
mysterious 40%
challenging 20%
emotional 20%
lighthearted 20%
reflective 20%
sad 20%
tense 20%


medium 80%
fast 20%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 50% | Plot: 50%

Strong character development?

No: 50% | N/A: 25% | Yes: 25%

Loveable characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 50%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 75% | It's complicated: 25%

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