Summary of the novel by M. A. Bulgakov “The White Guard”

Summary of the novel by M. A. Bulgakov “The White Guard”

Part 1

Scary 1918 Died mother Alexei, Elena and Nikolka. Alexey Vasilievich Turbin is a young doctor, 28 years old. His sister Elena is married to Captain Thalberg, and Nikolka is seventeen and a half years old. The elder Turbin talks about life with the priest Alexander, who reads to him the book of Revelations, the description of the apocalypse.

Elena is waiting for her husband, but Viktor Myshlaevsky appears. He talks about the riots in the city, about the appearance of Petlyura. Talberg arrives, proposes to flee, leaves. Elena knew him well. He was the first member of the Revolutionary Military Committee. Then, after a chain of significant events, he calls everything that happens as an operetta. Elena remains in the city, Talberg leaves.

Vasily Ivanovich Lisovich

reveals his secret.

Visiting the Turbins lieutenant Stepanov, he’s Carp. He, Shervinsky, Turbin talk about the death of the emperor. Elena is separated from her husband.

Almost all houses are occupied by the new power – the Bolsheviks. The Bolsheviks all scolded and feared, hated them. In the city there were officers from the former front and the cadet. The hetman is elected. The city stands between two forces – the Germans and the Bolsheviks.

A third force appears. The Petlyura army descends from Bald Mountain. “Petlyura, Petlyura – jumped from the walls.” The city froze in ignorance. “

Myshlaevsky and Turbin enter the disposal of the colonel. Myshlaevsky prepares the cadets of the Alekseevsky school. The Germans in the city support the curfew.

Colonel Malyshev offers the entire composition of his army to hide. They want to arrest him, but he talks about the betrayal of the hetman. Junkers and officers disagree.

Part 2

Colonel Petlyura’s army Kozyr-Lyashko led the army to the city, on the other hand, Colonel Toropets also advances there. Junkers oppose Colonel Bolobotun. Shpolyansky denies both Petlyura and the hetman. He spends the night with Julia, and two days later, along with the mechanic and Shchur, contributes to the breakdown of cars.

After that they disappear from the field of view of the hetman captains.

Colonel Nai-Tours presses on the general and receives clothes for his unit. Nye-Tours leads the junkers into battle, and Nikolka Turbin with the team comes to his aid.

Alexei Turbin falls into the city’s confusion, meets with Malyshev. After they learn about the capture of Petliura, they tear off their epaulettes, burn them along with the documents. Both are trying to escape.

Nai-Tours also offers the only way to rescue young Junkers – escape. He is wounded, he dies in the arms of Nicholas. Nikolka takes the Ny-Turs Colt and runs home. All the gates are locked, Nikolka gets to the house in a roundabout way.

In the house of the Turbins, everyone worries about Alexei. He did not return, and the homesteads assume the worst – death. Comes Lariosik, along with him – wounded Alexei. Elena calls the doctor.

Part 3

Lariosik gives Elena money. He is extremely fond of Turbines, and to show it in action, he helps them to equip the home. Turbine senior has a temperature, and he, being a doctor, makes himself a diagnosis. Turbin is forgotten in delirium, Elena is very worried about her brother.

Lariosik and Nikolka decided to hide the box with the revolver Nai-Tours and epaulets of Nikolka and Alexei outside the window, on the twine.

Vanda, Lisovich’s wife, ran to the Turbins, she was told that Alexei had typhus. The turbine lies delirious. He was wounded by the Petlyuraites. He was saved by a woman who helps him in the treatment of wounds. They get acquainted, he learns that her name is Yulia Alexandrovna Reis. She is married, but alone. In the morning she takes him home.

Myshlaevsky returns to the Turbins’ house. He, Shervinsky, Karas, Lariosik play cards. But Lisovic burst into the room with mad eyes, awful.

Vasilisa tells her story. There was an ordinary evening, he and his wife hid money and securities under the table.

Suddenly, three came to them with a search, they searched for hiding places, and chaos reigned in the house. Take away everything – shoes, securities, then they demand a receipt that he gave all this himself. After such looting, Vasilisa can not recover for a long time and rushes to the officers for support.

After the story Vasilisa Nikolka discovers the loss of the revolver. Myshlaevsky, Nikolka, Lariosik zakolachivayut attic, Vasilisa reveals a keen interest in what is happening. All sit down to supper together, Wanda covers a chic table.

In the cathedral of Sofia going to the procession to Moscow. Petlyura parade takes place on the square in front of the cathedral. None of those present on the square exactly know where Petliura is, what he does, whether he is in Russia.

Nikolka is looking for the house of Nai-Tours, informs the unpleasant news of the Colonel’s mother. Irina, sister of Nai-Tours, is traveling with him in search of a corpse. The search is crowned with success, Nai-Tursa with a crown on his head is buried in the chapel, according to custom.

The turbine is slowly dying. Elena addresses with prayer to God, to the Mother of God, the intercessor. Alexei survived, resumed medical practice at home. To him comes a man who is sick with a venereal disease, and repeats the same words from the Holy Scriptures that Alexei Father Alexander once said: “The third angel poured out a cup of blood into the springs of water, and blood began.”

Turbine comes to her rescuer Flight and gives her a bracelet. On the way from her, he meets with Nikolka. In the house of the Turbins all together dined – and Myshlaevsky, and Karas, and Shervinsky. Vasilisa brings Elena a letter, which speaks of Talberg’s new marriage. The Gaydamak army disappears, and only the corpse of a Jew in a black coat speaks of Petliura’s reality and everything that happened. A sleepy dream passed over the city, and the armored train Proletary was designated at the station. Petka Shcheglov, a little boy, dreams about a diamond ball. It’s so easy for children to see good, good dreams.

All passes, and suffering, and agony. There are only stars left!

Part 1

Scary 1918 Died mother Alexei, Elena and Nikolka. Alexey Vasilievich Turbin is a young doctor, 28 years old. His sister Elena is married to Captain Thalberg, and Nikolka is seventeen and a half years old. The elder Turbin talks about life with the priest Alexander, who reads to him the book of Revelations, the description of the apocalypse.

Elena is waiting for her husband, but Viktor Myshlaevsky appears. He talks about the riots in the city, about the appearance of Petlyura. Talberg arrives, proposes to flee, leaves. Elena knew him well. He was the first member of the Revolutionary Military Committee. Then, after a chain of significant events, he calls everything that happens as an operetta. Elena remains in the city, Talberg leaves.

Vasily Ivanovich Lisovich reveals his secret.

Visiting the Turbins lieutenant Stepanov, he’s Carp. He, Shervinsky, Turbin talk about the death of the emperor. Elena is separated from her husband.

Almost all houses are occupied by the new power – the Bolsheviks. The Bolsheviks all scolded and feared, hated them. In the city there were officers from the former front and the cadet. The hetman is elected. The city stands between two forces – the Germans and the Bolsheviks.

A third force appears. The Petlyura army descends from Bald Mountain. “Petlyura, Petlyura – jumped from the walls.” The city froze in ignorance. “

Myshlaevsky and Turbin enter the disposal of the colonel. Myshlaevsky prepares the cadets of the Alekseevsky school. The Germans in the city support the curfew.

Colonel Malyshev offers the entire composition of his army to hide. They want to arrest him, but he talks about the betrayal of the hetman. Junkers and officers disagree.

Part 2

Colonel Petlyura’s army Kozyr-Lyashko led the army to the city, on the other hand, Colonel Toropets also advances there. Junkers oppose Colonel Bolobotun. Shpolyansky denies both Petlyura and the hetman. He spends the night with Julia, and two days later, along with the mechanic and Shchur, contributes to the breakdown of cars. After that they disappear from the field of view of the hetman captains.

Colonel Nai-Tours presses on the general and receives clothes for his unit. Nye-Tours leads the junkers into battle, and Nikolka Turbin with the team comes to his aid.

Alexei Turbin falls into the city’s confusion, meets with Malyshev. After they learn about the capture of Petliura, they tear off their epaulettes, burn them along with the documents. Both are trying to escape.

Nai-Tours also offers the only way to rescue young Junkers – escape. He is wounded, he dies in the arms of Nicholas. Nikolka takes the Ny-Turs Colt and runs home. All the gates are locked, Nikolka gets to the house in a roundabout way.

In the house of the Turbins, everyone worries about Alexei. He did not return, and the homesteads assume the worst – death. Comes Lariosik, along with him – wounded Alexei. Elena calls the doctor.

Part 3

Lariosik gives Elena money. He is extremely fond of Turbines, and to show it in action, he helps them to equip the home. Turbine senior has a temperature, and he, being a doctor, makes himself a diagnosis. Turbin is forgotten in delirium, Elena is very worried about her brother.

Lariosik and Nikolka decided to hide the box with the revolver Nai-Tours and epaulets of Nikolka and Alexei outside the window, on the twine.

Vanda, Lisovich’s wife, ran to the Turbins, she was told that Alexei had typhus. The turbine lies delirious. He was wounded by the Petlyuraites. He was saved by a woman who helps him in the treatment of wounds. They get acquainted, he learns that her name is Yulia Alexandrovna Reis. She is married, but alone. In the morning she takes him home.

Myshlaevsky returns to the Turbins’ house. He, Shervinsky, Karas, Lariosik play cards. But Lisovic burst into the room with mad eyes, awful.

Vasilisa tells her story. There was an ordinary evening, he and his wife hid money and securities under the table.

Suddenly, three came to them with a search, they searched for hiding places, and chaos reigned in the house. Take away everything – shoes, securities, then they demand a receipt that he gave all this himself. After such looting, Vasilisa can not recover for a long time and rushes to the officers for support.

After the story Vasilisa Nikolka discovers the loss of the revolver. Myshlaevsky, Nikolka, Lariosik zakolachivayut attic, Vasilisa reveals a keen interest in what is happening. All sit down to supper together, Wanda covers a chic table.

In the cathedral of Sofia going to the procession to Moscow. Petlyura parade takes place on the square in front of the cathedral. None of those present on the square exactly know where Petliura is, what he does, whether he is in Russia.

Nikolka is looking for the house of Nai-Tours, informs the unpleasant news of the Colonel’s mother. Irina, sister of Nai-Tours, is traveling with him in search of a corpse. The search is crowned with success, Nai-Tursa with a crown on his head is buried in the chapel, according to custom.

The turbine is slowly dying. Elena addresses with prayer to God, to the Mother of God, the intercessor. Alexei survived, resumed medical practice at home. To him comes a man who is sick with a venereal disease, and repeats the same words from the Holy Scriptures that Alexei Father Alexander once said: “The third angel poured out a cup of blood into the springs of water, and blood began.”

Turbine comes to her rescuer Flight and gives her a bracelet. On the way from her, he meets with Nikolka. In the house of the Turbins all together dined – and Myshlaevsky, and Karas, and Shervinsky. Vasilisa brings Elena a letter, which speaks of Talberg’s new marriage. The Gaydamak army disappears, and only the corpse of a Jew in a black coat speaks of Petliura’s reality and everything that happened. A sleepy dream passed over the city, and the armored train Proletary was designated at the station. Petka Shcheglov, a little boy, dreams about a diamond ball. It’s so easy for children to see good, good dreams.

All passes, and suffering, and agony. There are only stars left!


Summary of the novel by M. A. Bulgakov “The White Guard”