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6 books, the authors of which tried to write a continuation of the "Master and Margarita" Bulgakov
The brilliant work of Mikhail Bulgakov "the Master and Margarita" for many years does not give rest to other authors. They try to imagine how could the events of the…

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6 books, the authors of which tried to write a continuation of the “Master and Margarita” Bulgakov

The brilliant work of Mikhail Bulgakov “the Master and Margarita” for many years does not give rest to other authors. They try to imagine how could the events of the novel further, and even transfer characters to another time and other circumstances. We have collected information about six authors who declared their books as a continuation of the immortal work of Mikhail Bulgakov.

Igor Aronov, “an Incredible bet, or the return of Woland»

Although the author claims that his book is not a continuation of the novel, but in his work there is Woland, who appeared to a simple journalist with a lucrative offer: to sell his soul to the devil in exchange for fame and a happy life. However, Denis Svetlov can refuse only if he is ready to say goodbye to this world. Woland quite seriously promises the hero death by accident, if the deal for some reason does not take place.
And in the Eternal shelter live the Master and Margarita, while the story of their existence is filled with mystical and sometimes terrible details.

Ludmila boyadzhieva, “the Return of the Master and Margarita»

Heroes sequel Lyudmila Boyadzhieva also live in the Eternal shelter. For many years they were engaged in the most ordinary things and received guests, but they both lacked the emotions that they experienced at the time of their meeting in Moscow. Woland, who came to their house, the Master and Margarita were able to persuade them to give them a chance for a second meeting. Truth condition was brutal: if they not will find each other again, then forever will disappear somewhere in eternal darkness.
A boy and a girl were born in 1950, and now they have to go all the way to meet the love of his life. At the same time, it is unknown whether their fateful acquaintance will happen a second time.

Victor Kulikov, “the First of the first, or the Road from Bald mountain»

Love line, new heroes, long discussions about the meaning of life and questions of faith. The main line of the work is love, and all the action takes place around the wandering philosopher and harlot. The author allows readers to speculate on religious topics and trace the fate of Bulgakov’s lovers in the new conditions. Margarita turns out to be an actress, and a Master film critic.

Vitaly Ruchinsky, “the Return of Woland, or the Master and Margarita»

Vitaly Sweet the characters find themselves in the heart of the events in Moscow in the 1990s. GKCHP, the August putsch, the ball of tyrants, the opposition of the ruling elite and the common people, all this is reflected in the “Return of Woland, or the new devil.” The author’s style is very different from Bulgakov’s and more like a satirical feuilleton, generously seasoned with criticism of the rulers. With the original of the work in common was not so much.

Svyatoslav Supruniuk, “Leap into the void»
In the book Sviatoslav Supranusa be heroes not just Bulgakov, but and Goethe, and all the events surprise you with their uniqueness. However, Svjatoslav Supruniuk was not going to compete with the classics, but only invited readers to imagine how would be the lives of the characters in the realities of today. Woland suddenly turns out to be an academician, Behemoth holds the position of Executive Director, and the main character is the son of Ivan the Homeless and the daughter of Annushka, who spilled oil.

Valery Ivanov-Smolensky, “the Last temptation devil, or Margarita and Master»
Valery Ivanov-Smolensk moved representatives of the Kingdom of darkness in the time of Pontius Pilate with a very clear purpose: to find Jesus. And in Moscow these same characters will have to fight with representatives of the NKVD.

Arnold Grigoryan, “a follow-up visit»

This is probably one of the rarest books in our collection. Arnold Grigoryan, prose writer and screenwriter, in 1999 in the publishing house “Profizdat” published a collection “Control visit”, which opened the story of the same name. It was she who became the continuation of the “Master and Margarita”, and the action took place in the 1990s. According to readers, Arnold Grigoryan managed to get as close as possible to Bulgakov’s style, and therefore the book was recommended for reading. However, it is quite difficult to find it today, as it was released in only 500 copies.

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