Mikhail Bulgakov

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Mikhail Bulgakov

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born
in Kiev, Ukraine
May 15, 1891

died
March 10, 1940

gender
male

genre


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aka Michail Boelgakov (Dutch)
aka Michail Bulgakov (Czech, Italian, Swedish)
aka Michail Bulgakow (German)
aka Michail Bulhakow (Polish)
aka Mihail Bulgakov (Finnish, Romanian, Turkish)
aka Mihhail Bulgakov (Estonian)
aka Mijaíl Bulgákov (Spanish)
aka Mikhail Bulgákov (Portuguese)
aka Mikhaïl Boulgakov (French)
aka Михаил Булгаков (Bulgarian, Russian)
aka Μιχαήλ Μπουλγκάκοφ (Greek)
aka ميخائيل بولغاكوف (Arabic)
aka میخائیل بولگاکف (Persian, Farsi)

Mikhaíl Afanasyevich Bulgakov (Russian: Михаил Булгаков) was the first of six children in the family of a theology professor. His family belonged to the intellectual elite of Kiev. Bulgakov and his brothers took part in the demonstration commemorating the death of Leo Tolstoy. Bulgakov later graduated with hon...more


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More books by Mikhail Bulgakov…
“But would you kindly ponder this question: What would your good do if
evil didn't exist, and what would the earth look like if all the shadows
disappeared? After all, shadows are cast by things and people. Here is the
shadow of my sword. But shadows also come from trees and living beings.
Do you want to strip the earth of all trees and living things just because
of your fantasy of enjoying naked light? You're stupid.”
Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita

“Everything will turn out right, the world is built on that.”
Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita

“manuscripts don't burn" - "(рукописи не горят)”
Mikhail Bulgakov, The Master and Margarita

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What did you think about our June/July Group Read The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

It is one of the best novels ever written, a superb masterpiece and I shall certainly re-read it. 5 stars
 
  13 votes, 65.0%

It is great, an exceptional, I really liked it. If I understood every tiny detail connecting to 1920’s Soviet Russia, I'd say it's amazing. 4 stars
 
  5 votes, 25.0%

It is really good, but not that relaxing, bit too symbolic but I'm glad I read it. 3 stars
 
  2 votes, 10.0%

I know it's a great book... and I did love the main idea, just not the development. 2 stars
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

I can't say I really liked it, but I finished it. 1 star
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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