Cloak, The by GOGOL, Nikolai Vasilievich



The Cloak is a short story by Ukrainian-born Russian author Nikolai Gogol, published in 1842. The story and its author have had great influence on Russian literature, as expressed in a quote attributed to Fyodor Dostoevsky: We all come out from Gogols Overcoat. The story has been adapted into a variety of stage and film interpretations.