Discovering the real Lara
In Boris Pasternak's case, his novel Dr Zhivago had to be secretly published in 1956 to avoid expulsion to the Gulag. For Pasternak there was no question of exile - he never joined his family in Germany when they fled during the Revolution. Mother ...
Così Olga protesse Pasternak e salvò il suo "Dottor Zivago"
La Russia si può conoscere solo col cuore, dice un proverbio russo, non con la testa. L'amore di Boris Pasternak per la sua terra non vacillò mai un istante neanche negli anni delle peggiori costrizioni morali, immortalato nelle sue poesie, nelle ...
Great novels about romance
... Turgenev, who wrote shorter fiction than Dostoyevsky or Tolstoy--though I think immediately the romance and marriage of Levin and Kitty in Tolstoy's Anna Karenina); there are plays by Chekhov'; and--in the 20thC---there's Boris Pasternak's Dr Zhivago.
Karen Blixen: twice the Nobel bridesmaid, but never the bride
The Copenhagen Post - Danish news in english
That year's prize went to French writer Albert Camus, and Boris Pasternak and André Malraux were the other shortlisted authors. Blixen (1885-1962), who wrote under the pseudonym Isak Dinesen, was also nominated for the 1954 Nobel Prize won by Ernest ...