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Doctor Zhivago (Vintage Classics Russians series)

Doctor Zhivago (Vintage Classics Russians series)

Author: Borís Pasternak
Series: Vintage Classic Russians Ser.
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FROM AWARD-WINNING TRANSLATORS RICHARD PEVEAR AND LARISSA VOLOKHONSKYDoctor Zhivagois the epic novel of Russia in the throes of revolution and one of the greatest love stories ever told. Yuri Zhivago, physician and poet, wrestles with cruel experience of the new order and the changes it has wrought in him, and is torn between love for his wife and family, and the passionate, beautiful Lara.Banned in the Soviet Union until 1988, Doctor Zhivagowas nonetheless published covertly in Russian by the CIA and translated into many languages. In 1958 Pasternak was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature.The Vintage Classic Russians Series- Published for the 100th anniversary of the 1917 Russian Revolution, these are must-have, beautifully designed editions of six epic masterpieces that have survived controversy, censorship and suppression to influence decades of thought and artistic expression.

"The first work of genius to come out of Russia since the Revolution" -- V.S. Pritchett "The English-speaking world is indebted to these two magnificent translators" New York Review of Books "One of the great events in man's literary and moral history" -- Edmund Wilson "Belongs to that small group of novels by which all others are ultimately judged" -- Frank Kermode Spectator "Not since Shakespeare has love been so fully, vividly, scrupulously and directly communicated" -- Isaiah Berlin Sunday Times

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General Fields

  • : 9781784871925
  • : penguin random house
  • : Arrow
  • : January 2017
  • : February 2017
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 544
  • : Borís Pasternak
  • : Paperback
  • : 217