This is the poet and playwright Adrian Mitchell's version of Gogol's classic satire on human vanity with its story of a penniless nobody from Moscow who is mistaken for a government inspector by the corrupt and self-seeking officials of a small town in Tsarist Russia.
"The greatest artist that Russia has yet produced" Vladimir Nabokov
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The ever-topical satire of small-town corruption and cravenness.About the Author:
Alistair Beaton's plays include Feelgood and Follow My Leader. He translated Gogol's The Nose for Martin Duncan at Nottingham Playhouse. He has recently published a novel, A Planet for the President.
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