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Mikhail Bulgakov (1891–1940)

Author of The Master and Margarita

Includes the names: M. Bulgakov, M. Bulgakov, M. Boelgakov, M.A. Bulgakov, M.A. Boelgakov, Mijail Bulgakov, Mihail Bulgakov, Mixail Bulgakov, Mikail Bulgakov, Mihail Bulkakov ... (see complete list), Mihail Bulgakov, Mikhail Bulgakov, Michail Bulgakow, Mikhail Bulgakov, Michail Bulgakov, Mihhail Bulgakov, Michael Bulgakov, Mikhail Bulgakov, Michail Bulgakov, Mikhail Bulgakov, Michał Bułhakow, Michael Boelgakov, Mikhail Boulgakov, Mihails Bulgakovs, Mikhaïl Bulgakov, Michail Boelgakov, Mijaíl Bulgákov, mikhail boulgakov, Mikhaïl Boulgakov, Mikhaïl Bulgàkov, Michaël Boulgakov, Mikhaïl Boulgakov, Mihail A. Bulgakov, ブルガーコフ, Булгаков М, Michail A. Bulgakov, Mikhail A. Bulgakov, Michail A. Bulgakov, Mikhail A. Boelgakov, Mikhail Afanasevitch, Mikhaïl Boulgakov, М.А. Булгаков, М.А. Булгаков, М. А. БУЛГАКОВ, М. А. Булгаков, М. А. Булгаков, Булгаков М. А.,, Michail Afanasevic Bulgakov, מיכאיל בולגקוב, מיכאיל בולגקוב, Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov, מיכאיל בולגאקוב, Михаил Булгаков, Михаил Булгаков, Булгаков Михаил, Michail Afanasjevitsj Boelgakov, ミハイル ブルガーコフ, Mikhail Afanasievitch Boulgakov, Mijaíl A. Bulgákov, ミハイル・ブルガーコフ, Mijail Afanas'evich Bulgakov, Михаи́л Булга́ков, Mikhaïl Afanassievitch Boulgakov, Mihail Afanesyeviç Bulgakov, Mikhaïl Afanassievitch Boulgakov, Mikhaíl Afanasyevich Булга́ков, BULGAKOV Michail (Kiev 1891 - Mosca 1940), Булгак Михаил Афанасьевич, Михаил Афанасьевич Булгако, Михаил ?фана?ьевич Булгако, МИХАИЛ АФАНАСЬЕВИЧ БУЛГАКО, ミハイル・アファナーシェヴ ブルガーコフ, ミハイル・アファナーシエヴィチ ブルガーコフ

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The Concord Bookshop, Sunday, April 30 at 3pm
Please join us on Sunday, April 30 at 3pm, when Julie Lekstrom Himes presents Mikhail and Margarita, a historic novel set in 1930s Russia.

Julie Lekstrom Himes’ short fiction has been published in Shenandoah, The Florida Review (Editor’s Choice Award 2008), Fourteen Hills (nominated for Best American Mysteries 2011), and elsewhere. She lives with her family in Marblehead, Massachusetts.

** A love triangle involving Mikhail Bulgakov, famed author of The Master and Margarita, an agent of Stalin’s secret police, and the bewitching Margarita has inescapable consequences for all three in 1930s Russia. **

It is 1933 and Mikhail Bulgakov’s enviable career is on the brink of being dismantled. His friend and mentor, the poet Osip Mandelstam, has been arrested, tortured, and sent into exile. Meanwhile, a mysterious agent of the secret police has developed a growing obsession with exposing Bulgakov as an enemy of the state. To make matters worse, Bulgakov has fallen in love with the dangerously outspoken Margarita. Facing imminent arrest, infatuated with Margarita, he is inspired to write his masterpiece, The Master and Margarita, a satirical novel that is scathingly critical of power and the powerful.

Ranging between lively readings in the homes of Moscow’s literary elite to the Siberian Gulag, Mikhail and Margarita recounts a passionate love triangle while painting a portrait of a country with a towering literary tradition confronting a dictatorship that does not tolerate dissent. Margarita is a strong, idealistic woman, who is fiercely loved by two very different men, both of whom will fail in their attempts to shield her from the machinations of a regime hungry for human sacrifice. Himes launches a rousing defense of art and the artist during a time of systematic deception and she movingly portrays the ineluctable consequences of love for one of history’s most enigmatic literary figures. (TooFondOfBooks)
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