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A Country Doctor's Notebook by Mikhail Bulgakov

A Country Doctor's Notebook (Neversink) - Mikhail Bulgakov

Most of the stories have a humorous, albeit anxious, writing style to them that makes them entertaining to read, despite the (gross!) subject matter.  A few towards the end are a bit more grim though, and they weren't as appealing to me.