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Morphine - a book by Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich


Morphine( )
Author: Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich
Translator: Aplin, Hugh
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:New Directions Publishing Corporation
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $10.95
Book Description:

From the author of The Master and Margarita comes this short and tragic masterpiece about drug addiction

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Detailed Subjects: Fiction / General
Author Biography
Bulgakov, Mikhail Afanasevich (Author)
Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov was a Russian playwright, novelist, and short-story writer best known for his use of humor and satire. He was born in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 15, 1891, and graduated from the Medical School of Kiev University in 1916. He served as a field doctor during World War I.

Bulgakov's association with the Moscow Art Theater began in 1926 with the production of his play The Days of the Turbins, which was based on his novel The White Guard. His work was popular, but since it ridiculed the Soviet establishment, was frequently censored. His satiric novel The Heart of a Dog was not published openly in the U.S.S.R. until 1987.

Bulgakov's plays including Pushkin and Moliere dealt with artistic freedom. His last novel, The Master and Margarita, was not published until 1966-67 and in censored form.

Bulgakov died in Moscow on March 10, 1940.


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