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Gebruikersrecensie  - Clara53 - LibraryThing

​​ ​​ It's 1918, and I am in Kiev (the city of my birth but so distant now...) - Bulgakov ingeniously "places" me there during this incredibly turbulent year after the revolution. I am mesmerized by ... Volledige recensie lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - gbill - LibraryThing

Bulgakovís brilliant novel of war in city of Kiev following the Russian Revolution. The introduction by Evgeny Dobrinko in this edition is outstanding and somewhat necessary to explain the many forces ... Volledige recensie lezen

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Gebruikersrecensie  - orchid314 - LibraryThing

A kaleidoscopic, gripping story about a family in Kiev, still faithful to the Tsarist regime, as they and their city are overrun by civil war in the wake of the Russian Revolution. Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The White Guard

Gebruikersrecensie  - Pavel - Goodreads

Ukraine. Kiev. Times of turnmoil (1918). Revolution. German troops are leaving Kiev to Petlura, controversial leader of Ukranian nationalists, the one who tries to gain his power through stirring a ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The White Guard

Gebruikersrecensie  - Jennifer Richardson - Goodreads

This book is a page turner at it's finest- not because it is action packed and full of cheesy cliffhangers, but because Bulgakov's writing style so successfully recreates for the reader the torturous ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The White Guard

Gebruikersrecensie  - Dragan - Goodreads

what a man can say but: Mischa, thank you. Read this for the first time some 25 years ago. Read it, understood it. Loved it, obviously. few years later i myself went through a similar experience of ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The White Guard

Gebruikersrecensie  - Ivan - Goodreads

A truthful and frightening recount of an ordinary pre-revolution family transformed by successive events in Ukrainian history. This isn't a horror story, and it doesn't have any gore, but the ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The White Guard

Gebruikersrecensie  - Jayaprakash Satyamurthy - Goodreads

I wasn't sure if Bulgakov's first novel, described as a historical novel about the fortunes of the city of Kiev in the year 1918, as the repercussions of the Russian revolution and the tail-end of the ... Volledige recensie lezen

Review: The White Guard

Gebruikersrecensie  - Michael - Goodreads

Originally a play that, despite its sympathetic potrayal of a 'White' Kievan family during the Civil War following the Bolshevik Revolution, Stalin was fond of, (see the passage in The Life of ... Volledige recensie lezen


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