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Boris Pasternak

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
Vintage | Trade Paperback | October 2011
$16.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-39095-0 (0-307-39095-0)

First published in Italy in 1957 amid international controversy, Doctor Zhivago is the 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, Zhivago finds himself instead embroiled in...

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Doctor Zhivago
Written by Boris Pasternak, Translated by Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky
Pantheon | Hardcover | October 2010
$30.00/34.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-37769-2 (0-307-37769-5)

Boris Pasternak’s widely acclaimed novel 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...

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Doctor Zhivago
Written by Boris Pasternak
Everyman's Library | Hardcover | November 1991
$25.00/29.95(Canada) | 978-0-679-40759-1 (0-679-40759-6)

 

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...

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