Doctor Zhivago (Vintage Classic Russians Series)

Doctor Zhivago (Vintage Classic Russians Series)

Author: Boris Pasternak

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781448103454

Category: Fiction

Page: 544

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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.
Doctor Zhivago (Vintage Classic Russians Series)
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Boris Pasternak
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-28 - Publisher: Random House

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
Doctor Zhivago
Language: en
Pages: 513
Authors: Boris Pasternak
Categories: Soviet Union
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Random House

Set in Russia during the first half of the twentieth century during the most radical revolution of the age. Seen through the life of Yuri Zhivago, physician and poet, who has to come to terms with the new world and his love for two women.
Crime and Punishment (Vintage Classic Russians Series)
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Categories: Detective and mystery stories
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-01-05 - Publisher: Random House

TRANSLATED BY RICHARD PEVEAR AND LARISSA VOLOKHONSKY Consumed by the idea of his own special destiny, immured in poverty and deprivation, Rashkolnikov is drawn to commit a terrible crime. In the aftermath, Rashkolnikov is dogged by madness, guilt and a calculating detective, and a feverish cat-and-mouse game unfolds. The only
The Master and Margarita (Vintage Classic Russians Series)
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Mikhail Bulgakov
Categories: Fiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-03-30 - Publisher: Random House

A masterpiece - a classic of twentieth-century fiction' New York Times Bulgakov paints a powerful picture of Stalin's regime in this allegorical classic. The devil makes a personal appearance in Moscow accompanied by various demons, including a naked girl and a huge black cat. When he leaves, the asylums are
The Portable Twentieth-Century Russian Reader
Language: en
Pages: 640
Authors: Various
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-07-29 - Publisher: Penguin

Clarence Brown's marvelous collection introduces readers to the most resonant voices of twentieth-century Russia. It includes stories by Chekhov, Gorky, Bunin, Zamyatin, Babel, Nabokov, Solzhenitsyn, and Voinovich; excerpts from Andrei Bely's Petersburg, Mikhail Bulgakov's The Master and Margarita, Boris Pasternak's Dr. Zhivago, and Sasha Solokov's A School for Fools; the