Fresh from medical school in the winter of , the young and inexperienced Dr. Bomgard assumes the role of the only doctor in a provincial Russian hospital. This item:A Alma Classics Young Doctor’s Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov Mikhail Bulgakov () was a Soviet Russian author and playwright best. : A Young Doctor’s Notebook (): Mikhail Bulgakov: Books.

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Bilgakov’s literary genius really shows in this book. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. See all 3 questions about A Country Doctor’s Notebook….

Eventually the doctor heads to the district hospital to collect his pay, and in the notenook, spins a paper-thin yarn about hearing of a case whereby a doctor removed a tooth.

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No one likes going to the doctor, even if the doctor is a hunk with the most fabulous cheekbones like mineor a hottie with the prettiest ass this side of the donkey sanctuary like yours. The diary of the doctor’s successor becomes the final portion of the novel and it is not skillfully integrated. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Please try again later.

In ‘Morphine’, not originally part of this collection in Russian, we see the somewhat different attitude towards another young doctor, also based on Bulgakov himself — at least once an educated rational person – who became a morphine addict. Share your thoughts with other customers. Sounds as though he has been thrown in at the deep end before he notebooj completed the practical part of his docotr’s training.

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I still found it enjoyable, even though I don’t work in medicine and know very little about it. Read more Read less. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. bylgakov

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In a year I have seen 15, patients, I had hospitalized patients, and only six died. The Master and Margarita. There he hears that his successor in the village is ill and eventually Dr. What unbelievable difficulties I have to suffer through. His humility bugakov willingness to accept the help of experienced assistants–even those with little formal training–were admirable, as was his dedication to this practice.

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After the Civil War, he tried unsuccesfully to emigrate from Russia to reunite with his brother in Paris. Don’t have a Kindle? Enabled Average Customer Review: The only problem with this book is that it’s far too short. Threads collapsed expanded unthreaded.

Even using this straight-forward style, Bulgakov’s Russian is exquisitely beautiful. Read more Read less. He studied and briefly practised medicine and, after indigent wanderings through revolutionary Russia and the Caucasus, he settled in Moscow in Bulgakov’s book, The Master and Margarita, is a much better bet.

It is what helps him to learn, bestows him with compassion for his patients, brings him satisfaction when the sick recover. A Young Voctor Notebook: B eventually develops confidence in his own abilities and is transferred to a larger hospital. He knows he has a lot to learn, but does very well and earns the respect of his co-workers and the people in the community.

Extremely readable and heart breaking. Bulgakov later graduated with honors from the Medical School of Kyiv University in First day in the office, feeling isolated, and suddenly a crisis strikes. These nine short stories follow the early bukgakov in the career of a newly qualified doctor, who is sent to work in remote, rural hospital.

Life might throw up many things to worry about, countless disasters to tackle, but with the right support, the upshot can be a wealth of experience, a sense of survival and a dose of compassion for the experiences of others. The most complex metaphor he uses is light vs. Think about discovering that your seemingly intelligent patient has taken his entire course of medications all at once to speed up the healing process, apparently and now is almost dying in front of your eyes.


Bulgakov casts a wry, self-deprecating humour. I like Michael Glenny’s Bulgakov translations vulgakov they have the feel of something written a few decades ago [phrases like “What the devil? I stopped eating dinners. Please try again later.

The conditions and era in which this new doctor worked were challenging, to say the least. It takes place in a very small town in Russia beginning in Zapiski yunovo vracha Russian Edition. Aug 11, Sinem A. There’s a lot of original details and left out or transformed so a modern reader could relate to the material more, but it isn’t as incomprehensible as Aplin’s.

A Country Doctor’s Notebook

Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. He describes his colleagues, his challenges, his triumphs – and it is as though we were there with him.

Mikhail Bulgakov, the amazing Russian writer of The Master and Margarita fame, was a medical doctor by training. After building up a favorable reputation after a miraculous life-saving amputation on day one, the doctor ends up seeing over a hundred patients daily that’s in addition to the hospitalized patientsoften having almost no time to sleep, and often still having to make a house call to a woman dying in labor or a patient too sick to be transported to the hospital, often riding miles in miles in the middle of Russian winter blizzard.