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Doctor Zhivago


The Soviets would not permit publication of Doctor Zhivago, but the manuscript was smuggled out of the country.
  Boris Pasternak’s novel of a romantic doctor’s struggles with the harsh realities of the Russian Revolution (1956)
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Notes:
The 1965 film version is beautifully made, but not entirely true to the book.

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  • The Soviets would not permit publication of Doctor Zhivago, but the manuscript was smuggled out of the country.
  • Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago — passage highlighted in one of the books found with Chris McCandless’s remains.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • She checked out Doctor Zhivago from the public library.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Last Song
  • Beginning students are oftenswamped with the mass of detail; the chief experience of reading Dr. Zhivago (1957) may be that they can’t keep all the names straight.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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  • I spent a jolly summer in the Kremlin studying germ warfare with Doctor Zhivago.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • Gordon asked every time Dr. Zhivago came home to his midday meal.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Mademoiselle called up Kolia and told him to find Dr. Zhivago a good seat in the train to Moscow, threatening him with exposure if he did not.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • May I just have a glance … Zhivago … Zhivago … Doctor Zhivago … Moscow … How about going to my place for a moment?
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Dr. Zhivago, until recently known as Yura but now addressed more and more often as Yurii Andreievich, stood in the corridor of the gynecological section of the hospital, outside the door of the maternity ward to which he had just brought his wife Tonia-Antonina Alexandrovna.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Dr. Zhivago is coming with his family from Moscow, he said, and would I please give them every possible assistance.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago

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  • No, Dr. Zhivago is my son-in-law, there he is.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
  • Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago — passage highlighted in one of the books found with Christopher McCandless’s remains; underscoring by McCandless.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • He had just finished reading Doctor Zhivago, a book that incited him to scribble excited notes in the margins and underline several passages: Lara walked along the tracks following a path worn by pilgrims and then turned into the fields.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • When rumors and reports reached me of your intimacy with her and the name Dr. Zhivago was mentioned to me, for some inexplicable reason, out of the thousands of faces I’d seen in these years, I remembered a doctor of that name who had once been brought to me for questioning.
    Boris Pasternak  --  Doctor Zhivago
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