Written in the language of the man in the street, Zoshchenko's stories enshrine the gallows humour of the Soviet Union people as he depicts everyday life during the first years of Soviet rule, with its impenetrable new ideological language.

The Galosh: And Other Stories 2009, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781590202111

Trade paperback

The Galosh: And Other Stories 2000, Angel Books, London

ISBN-13: 9780946162659