Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago

Book - 1991
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In the grand tradition of the epic novel, Boris Pasternak's masterpiece brings to life the drama and immensity of the Russian Revolution through the story of the gifted physician-poet, Zhivago; the revolutionary, Strelnikov; and Lara, the passionate woman they both love. Caught up in the great events of politics and war that eventually destroy him and millions of others, Zhivago clings to the private world of family life and love, embodied especially in the magical Lara.

 

First published in Italy in 1957, Doctor Zhivago was not allowed to appear in the Soviet Union until 1987, twenty-seven years after the author's death.

 

Translated by Manya Harari and Max Hayward

(Book Jacket Status: Jacketed)

Publisher: New York, NY : Pantheon Books 1991
ISBN: 9780679407591
9780679731238
0679731237
Branch Call Number: FIC PAS
Characteristics: 558 p
Additional Contributors: Hayward, Max
Harari, Manya

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Nov 08, 2014

Love, loss, betrayal, war, family drama - this story has it all. A sprawling, epic tale that encompasses the best and worst of human behaviour, set in the time of the Russian revolution. Unforgettable!

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