The story of a scroungy mongrel named Sharik who is transformed by a Soviet scientist into a vulgar, Engels-spouting apparachik whose government mission is to purge the city of cats. Other books by Bulgakov include "The Master and Margarita".
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"As high-spirited as it is pointed. Unlike so much satire, it has a splendid sense of fun" ( Irish Times)
"A marvellous writer" (Michael Frayn)
"Bulgakov here assaults the dour utilitarian lives of Soviet citizens with a defiant, boisterous display of nonsense" ( The Times)
A superb comic masterpiece and fierce parable of the Russian Revolution by the author of The Master and Margarita.
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Book Description Collins & Harvill Press, London, 1968. Hardcover. Book Condition: Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First Edition. Translated from Russian by Michael Glenny. Mikhail Afanasyevich Bulgakov May 15 [O.S. May 3] 1891, Kiev - March 10, 1940, Moscow) was a Russian novelist and playwright active in the first half of the 20th century. He is best known for the novel The Master and Margarita, which The Times has called one of the masterpieces of the 20th century Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Ex-Library. Bookseller Inventory # 025257