Diaboliad and Other Stories

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In Bulgakov's `Diaboliad', the modest and unassuming office clerk Korotkov is summarily sacked for a trifling error from his job at the Main Central Depot of Match Materials, and tries to seek out his newly assigned superior, responsible for his dismissal. His quest through the labyrinth of Soviet bureaucracy takes on the increasingly surreal dimensions of a nightmare. This early satirical story, reminiscent of Gogol and Dostoevsky, was first published in 1924 and incurred the wrath of pro-Soviet critics. Along with the ...

Diaboliad and Other Stories 2015, Alma Classics, Richmond

ISBN-13: 9781847494726

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Diaboliad and Other Stories 2012, Overlook Press

ISBN-13: 9781590207444

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Diaboliad and Other Stories 1972, Indiana University Press, Bloomington

ISBN-13: 9780253116055

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