The Master And Margarita

The Master And Margarita

By: Mikhail Bulgakov (author), Richard Pevear (translator), Larissa Volokhonsky (translator)Paperback

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'Manuscripts don't burn' This ribald, carnivalesque satire - featuring the Devil, true love and a gun-toting cat - was written in the darkest days of the Soviet Union and became an underground sensation. A new series of twenty distinctive, unforgettable Penguin Classics in a beautiful new design and pocket-sized format, with coloured jackets echoing Penguin's original covers.

About Author

Mikhail Bulgakov was born in Kiev in May 1891. His sympathetic portrayal of White characters in his stories, in the plays The Days of the Turbins (The White Guard), which enjoyed great success at the Moscow Arts Theatre in 1926, and Flight (1927), and his satirical treatment of the officials of the New Economic Plan, led to growing criticism, which became violent after the play The Purple Island. He also wrote a brilliant biography of his literary hero, Jean-Baptiste Moliere, but The Master and Margarita is generally considered his masterpiece. Fame, at home and abroad, was not to come until a quarter of a century after his death at Moscow in 1940.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780241259320
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 528
  • ID: 9780241259320
  • weight: 285
  • ISBN10: 0241259320
  • translations: Russian
  • language of text: English

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