Fresh from medical school in the winter of , the young and inexperienced Dr. Bomgard assumes the role of the only doctor in a provincial Russian hospital. This item:A Alma Classics Young Doctor’s Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov Mikhail Bulgakov () was a Soviet Russian author and playwright best. : A Young Doctor’s Notebook (): Mikhail Bulgakov: Books.

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Trivia About A Country Doctor’ These nine short stories follow the early years in the career of a newly qualified doctor, who is sent to work in remote, rural hospital. The stories can get rather nasty and disgusting reading about pus and syphilis is no rainbows and butterfliesand the stubbornness and stupidity of people can be baffling but that hasn’t changed now, has itand the overall picture is not very, ehm, promising, but it’s a great read in a thank-god-i-wasnt-there way.

Write a product review. He was doing it, and I was sitting in the audience, watching him. Topics Mikhail Bulgakov Books to give you hope.

A Young Doctor’s Notebook. Definitely aimed a little more at the academically minded the stories were originally published in medical journals. With the foctor still wet on his diploma, the twenty-five-year-old Dr. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Just like the young protagonist of his semi-autobiographical collection of short storie ” I am a doctor, thrown straight from the university bench into a far away village, in the beginning of the revolution.

The most complex metaphor he uses is light vs. This aspect of bulagkov collection really resonated with me, as a young twenty-something myself, and I think the narrator’s lack of confidence is something many could relate to, whether hulgakov attempting a career in medicine or not. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.


The syntax and prose is spotty, and at some moments I even questioned the translator’s word choice. It takes place in a very small town in Doxtor beginning in It’s a solid collection, beautifully written, and touching on important themes in the medical profession. He practiced medicine for some years after WWI, and was eventually drafted as an army physician during the Russian Civil War. How would it show?

Books to give you hope: A Country Doctor’s Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov

I was really impressed with Bulgakov’s approach in this particular story, demonstrating the stigma attached to mental health, especially when you consider that these stories were written in the s. Sounds as though he has been thrown in at the deep end before he has completed the practical part of his docotr’s training. Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers.

Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. There he hears that his successor in the village is ill and eventually Dr.

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doctr A Young Doctor’s Notebook. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Facinating and riveting and moving. All this symphony ends on a powerful note. His witty, biting, and frequently grotesque storytelling style caught the eye of Joseph Stalin, earning him some degree of political immunity.

And besides that I had a hospital ward for thirty patients. The most fascinating, interesting book that I have read in a long time.

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The diary of the doctor’s successor becomes the final portion of the novel and it is not skillfully integrated. El estilo es brillante. What on earth will I do? Please, kindly tell me. And it turns out to be sage noteook.

A Country Doctor’s Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov

I like Michael Glenny’s Bulgakov translations because they have the feel of something written a few decades ago [phrases like “What the devil? Doctors and Medical students. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?

These are less contentious stories from the master satirist, but well worth a read. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. MourievoRussian Federation. To ask other readers questions about A Country Doctor’s Notebookplease sign up. From day one, he finds he has big notebooi to younng, with the previous incumbent revered by the midwives and medical assistant. Fresh from medical school in the winter ofthe young and inexperienced Dr.