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Meetup Thirty: The Master and Margarita

Hey team - for the official 30th meetup of the Williamsburg Modern Lit bookclub, we're going to be tackling Bulgakov'sThe Master and Margarita, a burning Soviet satire considered to be one of the top novels of the 20th century. The novel is written in a blended fantastic style, centering on religious mystical plot elements and farcical observations of Soviet bureaucratic society. Key characters include: a lightly disguised professor who embodies Satan, a mischievous black cat called Behemoth, the angel Azazel under the guise of a fanged hitman, Pontius Pilate, the head of the Roman Secret Service, and a character based on a non-traditional interpretation of Jesus outside of mainstream Christian dogma. Please take a look at some of the plot summaries online to get a feel for the book - this one is sure to be an interesting discussion, hope to see you all there.

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  • Anthony O.

    Apologies for the late notice. Sorry to miss this one. Can't make it. Enjoy!

    May 8, 2013

  • Larrianne

    This is one of my favorite books. I relish the chance to discuss it with others.

    May 6, 2013

  • Christina

    I would also be interested in a second group.

    May 2, 2013

  • Jessica

    This is one of my favorite books ever! Too bad the waiting list is so long - would love to do a second group, too!

    April 20, 2013

  • alvar

    john, any chance you'll double dip this one too?

    1 · April 5, 2013

    • Susan

      I'd like to attend if there's a second group!

      April 18, 2013

    • Meg

      Yes! I'd like to go to the second group meeting...

      April 18, 2013

  • Marc

    I would be interested in a second group as well

    April 17, 2013

  • Danny

    I'd be interested in a second group, too.

    April 17, 2013

  • Whitney E.

    Can't do Thursdays. :(

    April 9, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    My copy just arrived today! Looking forward to our meeting in May.

    April 7, 2013

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