The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov (Book Analysis)

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This engaging summary presents an analysis of The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov, which is widely considered to the author's masterpiece and one of the finest novels of the 20th century. Through three interwoven narrative strands, namely Pontius Pilate's persecution of the man who would later be known as Jesus Christ, a love story set in Moscow in the 1930s and the Devil's visit to that city, the novel delivers biting satire and explores weighty themes such as the interplay between good and evil and the importance of spiritual and intellectual freedom. Due to pervasive censorship in the Soviet Union, the novel was not published until almost 30 years after its author's death, and is now the work on which his reputation rests. Indeed, although Bulgakov died in poverty and obscurity, his writing now enjoys popular and critical acclaim around the world.

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