Summary and Analysis: Chapters 9-10
Bosoy: Chairman of the tenants’ association at 302-bis.
Varenukha: Administrator of the Variety Theatre.
Nikanor Ivanovich Bosoy, chairman of tenants’ association for Berlioz’s former residence, is besieged by requests from people seeking to occupy Berlioz’s old apartment. At noon, when he goes up to apartment 50, he sees the choirmaster sitting at Berlioz’s desk, dressed in his checkered jacket and wearing the pince-nez. A suspicious Bosoy questions the choirmaster, who says his name is Koroviev. Koroviev says he is the interpreter for Woland, and explains that Woland has been invited by Styopa to live in the apartment for a week...
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