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The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov, Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky
The Master and Margarita
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The devil comes to Moscow wearing a fancy suit. With his disorderly band of accomplices including a demonic, gun-toting tomcat he immediately begins to create havoc. Disappearances, destruction and death spread through the city like wildfire and Margarita discovers that her lover has vanished in... show more
The devil comes to Moscow wearing a fancy suit. With his disorderly band of accomplices including a demonic, gun-toting tomcat he immediately begins to create havoc. Disappearances, destruction and death spread through the city like wildfire and Margarita discovers that her lover has vanished in the chaos. Making a bargain with the devil, she decides to try a little black magic of her own to save the man she loves. A masterpiece of magical surrealism, a triumph of the imagination.' - "Sunday Telegraph", Books of the Century.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141188287 (0141188286)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 564
Edition language: English
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Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it
2.5 The Master and Margarita - Mikhail Bulgakov, Michael Glenny 
inspired "Sympathy for the Devil"Finally getting to it now that Veronica is spending the summer learning Russian.*** Ban the book; build the buzz. Had it not been suppressed for forty years it wouldn't have become internationally famous. It's a bit of a mess. There's the love story of the Master...
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 The Master and Margarita
One hot summer afternoon the devil and his entourage comes to Moscov and wreaks havoc among the literary and artistic upper class. That is the main premise of The Master and Margarita and this book has been an enjoyable tour de force of weirdness. It´s surreal and crazy and incredibly dark in its ...
Words, Words, Words
Words, Words, Words rated it
4.5 Synthesis, Story, The Master and Margarita
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov doesn't lend itself to summary, it throws a lot at the reader and keeps you off balance. A summary would probably be more confusing than anything else. Depending on what you have seen or heard, the devil is involved and a cat somehow plays a significant r...
Nithou's Readings
Nithou's Readings rated it
5.0 The Master and Margarita
Premier classique russe que je lis, et magnifique découverte. L'histoire est entêtante, puissante, emplie de mystères et de secrets, le texte projette des images plein la tête avec virtuosité. Le côté fantastique de l'histoire est extrêmement bien amené, avec beaucoup d'humour, toujours bien maîtris...
philoSophie
philoSophie rated it
5.0 The Master and Margarita
I've finally finished this novel. Don't know why it took me ages to get through, it was absolutely amazing.Firstly, the writing style was my cup of tea, especially plotwise, Bulgakov heavily relied on absurdity and it was mind-blowing. The story itself was such fun and at the same time extremely cha...
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