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Kevin Ansbro

Humour Literary Fiction

The Master and Margarita – Mikhail Bulgakov

on
20 June 2020
The Master & Margarita Book Cover The Master & Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov
Political fiction
Vintage International
1995
Paperback
367

In an updated version of the Faust story, the devil and his minions pay 1920's Moscow a visit and wreak havoc on the artistic community. Bulgakov's satire was banned in Russia by Stalin, and only published in England 27 years after the author's death.

“The devil went down to Georgia Moscow, he was looking for a soul to steal.”—Primus

Phew! I needed a margarita after finishing The Master and Margarita! What a magnificent, turbulent read!

This extravagant Russian…