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History of a Town - Reprint (Apollo Library) by M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin (Paperback)

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The town governors . . . all flogged the inhabitants, but the first flogged them pure and simple, the second explained their zeal by referring to the needs of civilization, and the third asked only that in all matters the inhabitants should trust in their valour.

One of the major satirical novels of the 19th century, Shchedrin's farcical history of Glupov (or Stupid Town) follows the bewildered and stoical Russian inhabitants for hundreds of years as they endure the violence and lunacy of their tyrannical rulers.

Edition: Reprint
Number of Pages: Xxviii, 294 pages ;
Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Satire
Series Title: Apollo Library
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Trafalgar Square
Author: M. E. Saltykov-Shchedrin
Language: English
Street Date: May 1, 2018
TCIN: 53527700
UPC: 9781784975425
Item Number (DPCI): 248-81-1641
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