Doctor Zhivago (Vintage Classic Russians Series) - Vintage Classic Russians Series (Paperback)
  • Doctor Zhivago (Vintage Classic Russians Series) - Vintage Classic Russians Series (Paperback)
zoom

Doctor Zhivago (Vintage Classic Russians Series) - Vintage Classic Russians Series (Paperback)

(author)
2 Reviews Sign in to write a review
£10.99
Paperback 544 Pages / Published: 05/01/2017
  • 10+ in stock

Available

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect

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.

Publisher: Vintage Publishing
ISBN: 9781784871925
Number of pages: 544
Weight: 646 g
Dimensions: 216 x 153 x 38 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
The first work of genius to come out of Russia since the Revolution -- V.S. Pritchett
The English-speaking world is indebted to these two magnificent translators * New York Review of Books *
One of the great events in man's literary and moral history -- Edmund Wilson
Belongs to that small group of novels by which all others are ultimately judged -- Frank Kermode * Spectator *
Not since Shakespeare has love been so fully, vividly, scrupulously and directly communicated -- Isaiah Berlin * Sunday Times *

You may also be interested in...

Great Expectations
Added to basket
Little Women
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
Rebecca
Added to basket
£8.99
Paperback
The Plague
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
Jane Eyre
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
A Christmas Carol
Added to basket
Brave New World
Added to basket
£9.99
Paperback
Dracula
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
Frankenstein
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback
The Secret Garden
Added to basket
Christ Stopped at Eboli
Added to basket
Wuthering Heights
Added to basket
£6.99
Paperback
The Odyssey
Added to basket
£14.99
Hardback

“Don't judge a book by its cover!”

I must admit that I bought this book simply for its beautiful cover. I already owned a copy of Doctor Zhivago, but couldn't resist this lovely edition. However, once I actually started to read it, I realised... More

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 111

“Great love story”

Brilliant book although goes into a lot of detail in places and all the characters can be confusing. It helped that I'd watched the film and was able to relate to it. Would recommend.

Paperback edition
Helpful? Upvote 16

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.