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The Vintage Classics Russians Series - sumptuous editions of the greatest books to come out of Russia during the most tumultuous period in its history

THE ORIGINAL AND BEST TRANSLATION BY MICHAEL GLENNY

50th Anniversary Edition

Afterwards, when it was frankly too late, descriptions were issued of the man: expensive grey suit, grey beret, one green eye and the other black. He arrives in Moscow one hot summer afternoon with various alarming accomplices, including a demonic, fast-talking black cat. When he leaves, the asylums are full and the forces of law and order are in disarray. Only the Master, a man devoted to truth, and Margarita, the woman he loves, can resist the devil’s onslaught. Brilliant and blackly comic, The Master and Margarita was repressed by Stalin’s authorities and only published after the author’s death.

The Vintage Classic Russians Series: Published for the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, these are must-have, beautifully designed editions of six epic masterpieces that have survived controversy, censorship and suppression to influence decades of thought and artistic expression.

Reviews

This book is absorbing, brilliant slapstick, and looks deep in to the heart of fantasy and longing

Sunday Times

Stunning, superb...Bulgakov is one of the greatest Russian writers, perhaps the greatest

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781784871932

    February 27, 2017

    Vintage Classics

    384 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • Paperback

    9780241259320

    May 26, 2016

    Penguin Classics

    432 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780099540946

    March 1, 2010

    Vintage Classics

    464 pages

    RRP $14.99

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  • Paperback

    9780140455465

    October 10, 2007

    Penguin Classics

    432 pages

    RRP $19.99

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  • Hardback

    9781857150667

    May 29, 1992

    Everyman

    446 pages

    RRP $27.99

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  • EBook

    9781409079910

    July 1, 2010

    Vintage Digital

    384 pages

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