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Mirra Ginsburg
Birth date: June 10, 1909
Died: December 26, 2000
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Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog)
Ronyell (a.k.a Rabbitearsblog) rated it 4 years ago
Genre: Folktale / Manners / Hungary / Trickery / Animals Year Published: 1976 Year Read: 2015 Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company I have read many folktales from around the world, but I rarely read folktales that came from Hungary! “Two Greedy Bears” by Mirra Ginsburg along with illustr...
Binnudeya rated it 7 years ago
WOW.A brilliant, brilliant masterpiece. Clever and unique and one of a kind.I`m not sure I fully understood it, a bit overwhelming at times and dragged at times too especially the Jesus chapters, the ball and toward the end.But that ending, that damn ending is EPIC.
Anya's Books
Anya's Books rated it 7 years ago
I really enjoy Bulgakov's stories but I think I don't like his writing style. The "I think" is because I depend on the interpreters skill at bringing works of Russian literary fiction to life in the English language - not an easy task. I also wonder if dark satire is really my thing. I like Vonnegut...
To Read Is to Fly
To Read Is to Fly rated it 8 years ago
Comparison of all three translations I read in progress... It will be posted here once it is finished. My review of the novel itself is posted here: http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/304643397
nataliya rated it 8 years ago
"The whole horror of the situation is that he now has a human heart, not a dog's heart. And about the rottenest heart in all creation!" The recipe for success a la Bulgakov: # Take a street dog, hungry and flea-ridden and wickedly smart (yes, he can even read - you gotta do that to survive on th...
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