Doctor Zhivago: Introdcution By John Bayley

byBoris PasternakTranslated byMax Hayward, Manya Harari

November 26, 1991|
Doctor Zhivago: Introdcution By John Bayley by Boris Pasternak
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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

BORIS Leonidovich PASTERNAK won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1958 "for his important achievement both in contemporary lyrical poetry and in the field of the great Russian epic tradition.” — the Nobel Prize committee. Pasternak had to decline the honor because of the protests in his home country. Doctor Zhivago beca...
Title:Doctor Zhivago: Introdcution By John Bayley
Product dimensions:648 pages, 8.25 X 5.3 X 1.37 in
Shipping dimensions:648 pages, 8.25 X 5.3 X 1.37 in
Published:November 26, 1991
Publisher:Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780679407591

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