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Country Doctor's Notebook

Author : Mikhail Afanasevich Bulgakov


The Cobham Bookshop

Address: 12A Anyards Road,Cobham,KT11 2JZ



In 1916 a newly-qualified doctor is transplanted from the lights and society of Moscow into the snow and superstition of rural Russia. Bulgakov's fierce humour races through this vivid novel, based on his own experiences. The young doctor is educated but inexperienced, and burdened by responsibility. His patients are a complex blend of hostility, ignorance and cunning but their injuries and illnesses demand the doctor's attention, and the reader's. Filled with life, humour and pathos, this unusual book is an education and full of surprises.