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How a book sparked off a Cold War

The Hans India
The sole (and faintly autobiographical) novel by the Russian poet Boris Pasternak (1890-1960), about an idealistic physician-poet during the Russian Revolution, fell afoul of the Soviet establishment due to its apparent seditious stance and contrarian ...

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How JB Priestley's Inspector first called on the USSR

The Guardian
But they were royally welcomed by the Writers' Group of the Society for Cultural Relations with USSR, who included Alexei Tolstoy and Boris Pasternak. On Priestley's 51st birthday, 13 September, he finally saw his play in the Kamerny theatre, seated in ...

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Saturday, September 5

New Zealand Herald
1958 - The novel "Doctor Zhivago" by Russian author Boris Pasternak is published in the United States for the first time. 1966 - Chinese news agency claims U.S. planes sunk a Communist Chinese merchant ship and damaged another in the Gulf of Tonkin, ...

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A happy childhood is not good for an author

Buenos Aires Herald
His 18-year old son was reading Boris Pasternak's Selected Poems, Osip Mandelstam's poems, Aldam Mowlan's Selected Poems, and Wendell Derry, the Collected Poems. He rattled off the reading list as if to explain a stack of volumes. One boy was reading ...

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