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Boris Pasternak
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A poet, translator, and novelist, Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow in 1890. In 1958 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature but, facing threats from Soviet authorities, refused the prize. He lived in virtual exile in an artists’ community near Moscow until his death in 1960.

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Doctor Zhivago

Written by Boris Pasternak
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 704 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: October 4, 2011
Price: $16.95

In celebration of the 40th anniversary of its original publication, here is the only paperback edition now available of the classic story of the life and loves of a poet/physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution. Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook, hardcover and a hardcover.

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Doctor Zhivago

Written by Boris Pasternak
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: Hardcover, 544 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: October 19, 2010
Price: $30.00

Boris Pasternak’s Nobel Prize–winning masterpiece comes gloriously to life in a magnificent new translation by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, the award-winning translators of War and Peace and Anna Karenina, and to whom, The New York Review of Books declared, “the English-speaking world is indebted.”

First published in Italy in 1957 amid... Read more >

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Doctor Zhivago

Written by Boris Pasternak


Format: Hardcover, 648 pages
Publisher: Everyman's Library
On Sale: November 26, 1991
Price: $25.00

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Doctor Zhivago

Written by Boris Pasternak
Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky


Format: eBook, 544 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: November 23, 2010
Price: $12.99

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