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Doctor Zhivago (1957) [Novel]
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Doctor Zhivago is the story of the life and loves of a poet/physician during the turmoil of the Russian Revolution. Here is a masterful chronicle of its outbreak and the consequences: army revolts, irrational killings, starvation, epidemics, Communist Party inquisitions. Taking his family from Moscow to what he hopes will be shelter in the Ural Mountains, Zhivago finds himself instead embroiled in the battle between the Whites and the Reds. Set against this backdrop of cruelty and strife is Zhivago's love for the tender and beautiful Lara: pursued, found, and lost again, Lara is the very embodiment of the pain and chaos of those cataclysmic times.

Original title: Доктор Живаго
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionHistoricalEuropeanRussia
FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

This work is excerpted in the following works :
     Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader, the (1985) [Anthology]
      Authors: Anton Chekhov , Leo Tolstoy , Ivan Bunin , Boris Pasternak , Alexander Solzhenitsyn , Mikhail Bulgakov , Vladimir Nabokov , Yevgeny Zamyatin , Isaac Babel , Anna Akhmatova , Yuri Kazakov , Daniil Kharms , Maxim Gorky , Mikhail Zoshchenko , Varlam Shalamov , Yuri Olesha , Osip Mandelstam , Abram Tertz , Andrei Bely , Vladimir Voinovich , Sasha Sokolov , Andrei Platonov , Nadezhda Teffi , Alexander Blok , Velimir Khlebnikov , Georgi Vladimov


Edition #1: Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago (1991)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Max Hayward Manya Harari
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Manifested in:

Doctor Zhivago (1997)

Format: Paperback
Publisher: Pantheon Books
ISBN: 0679774386
Dimensions: x x
Pages: 558

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