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The Heart of A Dog

Bulgakov, Mikhail (Book - 2013)
The Heart of A Dog
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In this absurdly comical story which can also be read as a parable of the Russian Revolution, a world famous Moscow professor transplants a human male's testicles and pituitary gland into a stray dog, creating a worryingly human animal.
Authors: Bulgakov, Mikhail, 1891-1940
Title: The heart of a dog
Publisher: Brooklyn :, Melville House,, 2013
Characteristics: xiv, 127 pages ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Mikhail Bulgakov ; translation and foreword by Michael Glenny ; introduction by Andrey Kurkov
Notes: Translation of: Sobachʹe serdt︠s︡e
Summary: In this absurdly comical story which can also be read as a parable of the Russian Revolution, a world famous Moscow professor transplants a human male's testicles and pituitary gland into a stray dog, creating a worryingly human animal.
Additional Contributors: Kurkov, Andreĭ
Glenny, Michael
ISBN: 1612192882
9781612192888
Branch Call Number: FICTION BULGAKOV 2013
Subject Headings: Moscow (Russia) Fiction Soviet Union History Revolution, 1917-1921 Fiction Dogs Fiction Animal experimentation Soviet Union Fiction
Genre/Form: Satire
Topical Term: Dogs
Animal experimentation
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Although "Master and Margarita" has moments of great comedy, this satire transforms humanity and Communism into a mutt named Sharik. Bookend with Adam's "Shardik?"


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