The Master and Margarita

“The Master and Margarita” by Mikhail Bulgakov (Russia) One of Nicola’s 100 best books for inspiration in the 21st century! Review Members of the Book Club were unanimous in their appreciation of this novel. They found it funny and philosophical. They loved the descriptions of the many incidents that happen and they liked the different characters, though most found confusing the way the author changes … Continue reading The Master and Margarita

The Dream Life of Sukhanov

“The Dream Life of Sukhanov” by Olga Grushin (Russia) Review This book was one of the four selected titles for our Summer Reading Group 2007 A first novel by a young Russian author, it was shortlisted for the Orange Award for New Writers in 2006. Readers found heart-breaking this complex story of Anatoly Pavlovich Sukhanov whose life slowly breaks down as he questions the choices … Continue reading The Dream Life of Sukhanov