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A Dead Man's Memoir: A Theatrical Novel

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A new translation of one of the most popular satires on the Russian Revolution and Soviet society

Best known for The Master and Margarita, Mikhail Bulgakov is one of twentieth-century Russia's most prominent novelists. A Dead Man's Memoir is a semi- autobiographical story about a writer who fails to sell his novel, then fails to commit suicide. When the writer's play is taken up for production in a theater, literary success beckons, but he is not prepared to reckon with the grotesquely inflated egos of the actors, directors, and theater managers.

Synopsis:

"First published as A Theatrical Novel in Russia in 1965, in volume 8 of the journal Novy mir."--T.p. verso.

About the Author

Mikhail Bulgakov (1891-1940) was a Russian novelist and playwright best known for the novel The Master and Margarita.

Andrew Bromfield has translated works by Boris Akunin, Vladimir Voinovich, Irina Denezhkina, and Victor Pelevin.

Keith Gessen was born in Russia and is a novelist, critic, translator, and cofounder of the literary magazine n + 1. He lives in New York.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780140455144
Author:
Bulgakov, Mikhail
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Translator:
Bromfield, Andrew
Introduction by:
Gessen, Keith
Introduction:
Gessen, Keith
Author:
Bromfield, Andrew
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Classics
Publication Date:
20071131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7.68x5.08x.52 in. .35 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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