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... also formerly an attorney; another cousin, formerly the widow of an active high-
ranking civil servant under the Czar, who subsequently worked in the
Sovnarkhoz1 and was now simply Zinaida Ivanovna; and a guest, myself,
formerly... but that ...
Then, courteously baring my teeth in Zinaida Ivanovna's direction, I added, "To
your health!" Then we drank. "Is it still too strong?" the host inquired solicitously. "
Just right," I answered, exhaling sharply. "It doesn't seem to be strong enough," ...
He only cares about shirking responsibility!" "How much?" cried Zinaida Ivanovna
. "Five!" "But why only me?" she asked. "Don't worry!" the host answered
sarcastically. "Our turn will come. They evidently haven't gotten down to our
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LibraryThing ReviewGebruikersrecensie - gbill - LibraryThing
These stories were all written before Bulgakov started work on his masterpiece “The Master and the Margarita”, but unlike the novel, were published at the time. It’s an interesting mix; Bulgakov is ... Volledige review lezen
Notes on the cuff & other storiesGebruikersrecensie - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book translates several of Bulgakov's early short stories and feuilletons for the first time. They effectively present Bulgakov's personal struggle with the idiocies of Moscow's bureaucracy ... Volledige review lezen
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