Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago - Vintage Classics

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Synopsis

Read this stunning new translation of Boris Pasternak's Nobel Prize-winning masterpiece from Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, the acclaimed translators of War and Peace and Anna Karenina.

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.

The Vintage Classics Russians Series - sumptuous editions of the greatest books to come out of Russia during the most tumultuous period in its history.

Book information

ISBN: 9781784871925
Publisher: Random House
Imprint: Vintage Classics
Pub date:
Edition: |Reprint
DEWEY: 891.7342
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Sales rank: 4718
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 614g
Height: 215mm
Width: 150mm
Spine width: 40mm