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The Government Inspector
Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback, 123 pages ISBN: 9781854591746Publication Date:
6 Mar 1997
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
Ebook, 123 pages ISBN: 9781780013893Publication Date:
8 Oct 2014
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
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Original version: 1836

The Government Inspector

By Nikolai Gogol Translated by Stephen Mulrine

Paperback £4.99£3.99

Ebook £4.99£3.99

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A classic satire of provincial bureaucracy, which only saw the stage after the personal intervention of Tsar Nicholas I.

A small, corrupt Russian town receives a letter informing them of the imminent visit of a government inspector travelling incognito. When a passing civil servant is mistaken for the inspector, panic soon sets in.

This English version of Nikolai Gogol's play The Government Inspector, in the Nick Hern Books Drama Classics series, is translated and introduced by Stephen Mulrine.

Set Text: The Government Inspector is a set text for AQA Drama and Theatre Studies A/AS Level.

Series: Drama Classics
Imprint: Nick Hern Books
Paperback,123 pages ISBN: 9781854591746Publication Date:
6 Mar 1997
Size: 160mm x 105mm£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)
Ebook,123 pages ISBN: 9781780013893Publication Date:
8 Oct 2014
£4.99 £3.99You save £1.00 (20%)

Also by Nikolai Gogol:

The Inspector

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Also by Stephen Mulrine:

The Misanthrope
Cinzano & Smirnova's Birthday
Children of the Sun
Chekhov on Theatre
The Game Of Love And Chance
The Seagull
The Cherry Orchard
A Tragic Figure
Swansong
Summerfolk
The Dance of Death
An Enemy of the People
Ivanov
The Wild Duck
The Servant of Two Masters
John Gabriel Borkman
On the Evils of Tobacco
Ibsen: Three Plays
Ghosts
Chekhov: Four Plays
The Proposal
The Marriage of Figaro
Six Characters in Search of an Author
Chekhov: Shorts
Three Sisters
The Wedding
Uncle Vanya
The Bear

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