Harvill Secker, 2010 - Russian fiction - 544 pages
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From the acclaimed translators of War and Peace and Anna Karenina, a stunning new translation of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning masterpiece, the first since the 1958 original.
Banned in the Soviet Union until 1988, Doctor Zhivago is the epic story of the life and loves of a poet-physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution. Taking his family from Moscow to what he hopes will be shelter in the Ural Mountains, Yuri Zhivago finds himself instead embroiled in the battle between the Whites and the Reds, and in love with the tender and beautiful nurse Lara.
Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky have restored the rhythms, tone, precision, and poetry of Pasternak's original, bringing this classic of world literature gloriously to life for a new generation of readers.
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laFeltrinelli International - RomaUser Review - La Feltrinelli
Yuri Zhivago, physician and poet, wrestles with the new order and confronts the changes that cruel experience has made in him and the anguish of being torn between the love of two women. This novel talks about Russia in the throes of revolution, offering a love story. Read full review
Review: Dr. ZhivagoUser Review - Mweene - Goodreads
I read this book 20 years ago and so my memories of it may appear foggy but i just have to say something. The love between Yuri and Lara left me speechless. To think that even today i can still ... Read full review