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The white guard

Author: Mikhail Bulgakov; Viktor Nekrasov
Publisher: London, Collins, 1971.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In May of 1918, in Kiev, the matriarch of the Turbin family died, leaving behind her children: Aleksei, 28, a doctor just returned from the war; Elena, 24; and Nikolka, 17 and a half. Their mother's death was a hard blow for the family, which had just been reunited and expected a return to some sort of normalcy.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
History
Historical fiction
War stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bulgakov, Mikhail, 1891-1940.
White guard.
London, Collins, 1971
(OCoLC)768337566
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mikhail Bulgakov; Viktor Nekrasov
ISBN: 0002619059 9780002619059 0002710269 9780002710268
OCLC Number: 153909
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Notes: Translation of Dni Turbinykh.
Description: 320 pages 23 cm
Other Titles: Dni Turbinykh.
Responsibility: [by] Mikhail Bulgakov; translated from the Russian by Michael Glenny; with an epilogue by Viktor Nekrasov.

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Drawing closely on Bulgakov's personal experiences of the horrors of civil war as a young doctor, The White Guard takes place in Kiev, 1918, a time of turmoil and suffocating uncertainty as the  Read more...

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"A powerful reverie...the city is so vivid to the eye that it is the real hero of the book." * New Statesman * "One of those few emancipated Soviet writers who firmly believe-and still believe-that Read more...

 
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