The second wife became an excellent assistant in the work of Bulgakov. She was an invaluable source of information about the white emigration, as she herself went all the difficult way from Odessa to Paris through Constantinople. Her memoirs formed the basis of the play “Running” (“The Flight”).
Tatiana Nikolaevna is the ideal wife for Bulgakov in the guise of a doctor. Faithful, reliable, selfless, ready to go through any life trials with her beloved. Twice she saved him from inevitable death: Tatiana did not let him die from morphism in the Smolensk wilderness and came out of typhus in Vladikavkaz in 1920. It was her who took upon herself all the burdens of revolutionary hardships.
On 3rd March 2023, the Bulgakov Society in Hong Kong hosted a literary dinner, which was devoted to International Women`s Day.
After opening remarks by the founder of the Society – Ms. Julia Charlton, guests learned a lot about the history of the holiday and about love stories in the life of Bulgakov from speeches delivered by the most active members of the Society.
The story of a unique medical experiment comes to its conclusion. Could a story like this have a happy ending? It’s hard to guess. But you can find out in Chapter IX below. We are sure that the ending of the plot will not leave you indifferent.
One of the difficult questions for residents in Moscow is the issue of housing. As you can find out from Chapter VIII, Mr. Sharikov is already applying for his own housing, and this is not a doghouse, but about Professor Preobrazhensky’s apartment. Unfortunately, this is not the only difficult situation that arises in the course of the plot between Professor Preobrazhensky and Sharikov. Details are given below! Enjoy reading!
Mr. Sharikov, like any ordinary Muscovite, drinks vodka, reads literature and goes to the circus. Little can be said about the fact that Sharikov used to lead a dog’s life in the truest sense of the word. But will everything go smoothly for Mr. Sharikov? You can find out in Chapter VII. Happy reading!