WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY ANDREY KURKOV
A rich, successful Moscow professor befriends a stray dog and attempts a scientific first by transplanting into it the testicles and pituitary gland of a recently deceased man. A distinctly worryingly human animal is now on the loose, and the professor's hitherto respectable life becomes a nightmare beyond endurance. An absurd and superbly comic story, this classic novel can also be read as a fierce parable of the Russian Revolution.
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Number of pages: 144
Weight: 100 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 12 mm
As high-spirited as it is pointed. Unlike so much satire, it has a splendid sense of fun - Irish Times
A marvellous writer - Michael Frayn
Bulgakov here assaults the dour utilitarian lives of Soviet citizens with a defiant, boisterous display of nonsense - The Times
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