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The Nose

Gogol’s short story “The Nose” is one of my all-time favorites. When I was in St. Petersburg, Russia, in 2004, we had to track down the house where the main character wakes up to find that his nose has disappeared from his face, and what’s more, it now outranks him. Sure enough, there was a monument to the nose at just the right place:


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October 29th, 2011 at 7:39 pm

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