The Story of The Nose

Andrea Camilleri
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Translated by Stephen Sartarelli


104 pp

Published 05/06/2014

ISBN 9781782690177

Gogol's surreal masterpiece about a man and his wayward nose
"Sir, now the matter is perfectly clear. You... you are my nose!"
The Collegiate Assessor Kovalyov wakes one morning to discover that his nose has disappeared. Unbeknownst to him, it has mysteriously found its way into a loaf of bread on the barber Yokovlevich's breakfast table. The barber attempts to dispose of it, but when Kovalyov steps out onto the St Petersburg streets, he finds his nose, now the size of a human, wearing a gold-embroidered uniform and travelling around in a carriage ...