The vanishing eye. A Young Doctor's Notebook (Russian: « Записки юного врача » Zapiski yonogo vracha, literally, "A Young Doctor's Notes"), also known as A Country Doctor's Notebook, is a short story collection by the Russian writer Mikhail Bulgakov.The stories were written in the 1920s and inspired by Bulgakov… The Embroidered Towel by Mikhail Bulgakov — ebook, download epub, txt, mobi, pdf or read online. It is a goodly mix of authors from early 19th to mid-20th century with quite a few of them writing and showing an undercurrent of political criticism or satire inherent to the story, addressing somewhat indirectly, at times, issues to do with changes in social life after the Revolution, and of course some subtle digs, say to do with housing issues, or penal gulag life or just medical or family relationships. Pushkin's Queen of Hearts was one of the best short stories in this collection I would highly recommend reading it. Some of them quite boring although that is of course personal, the overall collection is very good, giving a very comprehensive overview of all the different Russian writers. He spent 18 months in this difficult, isolated practice, before returning to Kiev to specialize in venereal diseases. Series Title: Harvill paperbacks, 61. I may have never returned if not for the darkly comic British series which was based on this nine story compilation about a recent medical graduate. A young doctor, just graduated, arrives at the country hospital to which he is assigned. a little of everything, from Pushkin's 'Queen of Spades' (one of the best short stories ever written) & Gogol's 'Greatcoat' ('Overcoat' in other translations) to overlooked soviet-era gems like the marvelous 'Quadraturin' by Krzhizhanovsky & 'Old Woman' by the incomparable Daniil Kharms. The newest translation of the story “The Embroidered Towel” by Mikhail Bulgakov. I've actually read most of these stories in other books, but this collection has authors that are difficult to find in English. The Master and Margarita: 50th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition), A Dead Man's Memoir: A Theatrical Novel (Penguin Classics), Russia in Revolution: An Empire in Crisis, 1890 to 1928, Do No Harm: Stories of Life, Death, and Brain Surgery, Every Patient Tells a Story: Medical Mysteries and the Art of Diagnosis. During one story, a fight broke out among the young men. Caryl Emerson called Robert Chander a genius translator, not going to argue with that. It was a great insight into the lives of the people living in Russia at this time. The Embroidered Towel The Steel Windpipe Black as Egypt’s Night Baptism by Rotation The Speckled Rash The Blizzard The Vanishing Eye Morphine The Murderer. Tolstoy, Gogol, Dostovesky, etc.)

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