The Diary of a Superfluous Man
The Diary of a Superfluous Man (Dnevnik Lishnego Cheloveka (Дневник лишнего человека)) is an 1850 novella by the Russian author Ivan Turgenev. It is written in the first person in the form of a diary by a man who has a few days left to live as he recounts incidents of his life. The story has become the archetype for the Russian literary concept of the superfluous man.
- The Diary of a Superfluous Man, at Internet Archive (scanned books multiple formats)
- The Diary of a Superfluous Man public domain audiobook at LibriVox