Mikhail Bulgakov

Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940) was born in Kiev and educated as a doctor. He volunteered with the Red Cross in World War I, was badly injured, and struggled with pain the rest of his life. He worked as a doctor in Kiev through the Russian Civil War, when he caught typhus. He gave up doctoring and turned to journalism and writing, creating some of the greatest classics of twentieth century Russian literature, including Heart of a Dog, The White Guard and The Master and Margarita. In the last decade of his life he struggled against censorship and was personally banned (and yet protected) by Stalin, who loved his play, Days of the Turbins.


Diaboliad (06: Gogol Mogul)
Pontius Pilate (July/August 2001)
The Shopping Renaissance (25: Storied Moscow)
The Master and Margarita (36: Bulgakov)
Black Snow (36: Bulgakov)
The White Guard (36: Bulgakov)
A Treatise on Housing (36: Bulgakov)
A Dog's Heart (36: Bulgakov)
The Fatal Eggs (36: Bulgakov)
Diaboliad (36: Bulgakov)
The City of Kiev (36: Bulgakov)
Red Stone Moscow (36: Bulgakov)
Notes on the Cuff (36: Bulgakov)
The Steel Throat (36: Bulgakov)
Future Prospects (37: The Year 1917)

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