Jérémie Le Louët

Le Journal d’un fou

A staged-reading by Nicolaï Gogol

“Likely stories are not worth being told.” Léon Bloy

In this masterpiece of Russian literature, Poprishchin, a lowly St Petersburg civil-servant, describes his various mishaps. Over the course of time, the madness of the hero becomes more apparent. In the space of a few days, its hero loses his grip on reality. He starts by feeling strange feelings of desire, overhears a conversation between two dogs and then mistakes himself for the king of Spain…