A week or so ago I made a short post on Instagram with books that in some way are about books or a specific book. Also, in my reading experience, chances are that a book about books will use the story-within-a story technique to some degree. I had a look through my shelves and picked a handful of books that I think meet these two criteria. Some of these are really great books as well, so I figured I’d write all of this up more thoroughly here!
Books about books:
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Title: The Master and Margarita
Author: Mikhail Bulgakov
Genre: Fiction, classics, satire, magical realism
Where I got the book: I purchased this book through Book Depository.
My rating: ★★★★☆
Summary: One summer afternoon in 1930s Moscow, the Devil enters the city with his infernal entourage. They wreak havoc by targeting the literary elite and its corrupt trade union. Meanwhile, in a parallel story set in ancient Jerusalem, we follow Pontius Pilate’s trial and execution of Yeshua Ha-Nozri. Together, these two distinct but interwoven storylines present a satire of Soviet society.
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