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Three Ivans, Two Aunts and an Overcoat

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6 stories dramatized for BBC radio.

The Two Ivans - In a sleepy Russian town, a careless insult changes the lives of two neighbours.

The Overcoat - A humble Russian civil servant's career is stuck in a dismal rut until he buys a new coat.

Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt - Home from military service, Ivan finds his aunt's efforts to marry him off intolerable.

The Nose - M
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Audiobook, BBC radio drama, 2 pages
Published October 20th 2009 by BBC R4
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From BBC Radio 4 Extra:

The Two Ivans
In a sleepy Russian town, a careless insult changes the lives of two neighbours.

The Overcoat
A humble Russian civil servant's career is stuck in a dismal rut, until he buys a new coat.

Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt
Home from military service, Ivan finds his aunt's efforts to marry him off intolerable.

The Nose
Major Kovalyov's nose vanishes and reappears in St Petersburg disguised as a councillor.

The Mysterious Portrait
Chertkoff is St Petersburg's most hig
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Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol (Николай Васильевич Гоголь) was born in the Ukrainian Cossack village of Sorochyntsi, in Poltava Governorate of the Russian Empire, present-day Ukraine. His mother was a descendant of Polish nobility. His father Vasily Gogol-Yanovsky, a descendant of Ukrainian Cossacks, belonged to the petty gentry, wrote poetry in Russian and Ukrainian, and was an amateur Ukrainian-langu ...more
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