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The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov

  • Apr 1, 2014 · 7:00 PM
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Written between the years 1928 and 1940, The Master and Margarita wasn't published as a novel until 1967, and even then it was heavily edited by Soviet censors. Since then, multiple editions and translations have appeared. At the last meeting, it was suggested that we all read the Mirra Ginsburg translation, which is based on the original censored publication. Since then a number of people mentioned to me that they plan to read translations of the uncensored text. So, read the version that most appeals to you and we can talk about the changes that were made and the choices of the various translators in addition to the text itself. It should make for an interesting discussion.

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  • jeanne m.

    A great night with great discussion

    1 · April 2, 2014

  • Barbara

    A great evening!

    April 2, 2014

  • Sally

    I would love to attend, but I am still waiting for the book to be delivered by the library. If the date is moved back from April 1, I should be able to read it and attend at a later date.

    March 27, 2014

  • Sally

    Have ordered it from the library, but still waiting. If not received in time to read, will let you know that I will not attend.

    March 24, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I read the Richard Pevear, Larissa Volokhonsky version and would love to discuss it but unfortunately can't make the date. I hope to meet up another time--maybe for One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. Have fun! :)

    March 18, 2014

  • Steven L.

    I'm looking forward to this. Can't wait.

    1 · March 17, 2014

  • Jenny

    One of my favorite books ever! Unfortunately, I can't make it that night - but I hope you have a great discussion!

    March 17, 2014

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