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The Story of the Nose (Save the Story, Bk. 6)

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Binding: Hardcover
List Price: $19.95
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ISBN: 9781782690177
Publisher: Pushkin Press
Language: English
Page Count: 96
Publication Date: 1/1/2014
Size: 10.50" l x 8.00" w x 1.00
Series: N/A

"Sir, now the matter is perfectly clear. You... you are my nose!"

The Collegiate Assessor Kovalyov wakes one morning to discover that his nose has disappeared. Unbeknownst to him, it has mysteriously found its way into a loaf of bread on the barber Yokovlevich's breakfast table. The barber attempts to dispose of it, but when Kovalyov steps out onto the St Petersburg streets, he finds his nose, now the size of a human, wearing a gold-embroidered uniform and travelling around in a carriage ...

Save the Story is a library of favourite stories from around the world, retold for today's children by some of the best contemporary writers The stories they retell span cultures (from Ancient Greece to nineteenth-century Russia), time and genres (from comedy and romance to mythology and the realist novel), and they have inspired all manner of artists for many generations. Save the Story is a mission in book form: saving great stories from oblivion by retelling them for a new, younger generation.

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