Biography for Doctor Zhivago


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A poet. translator, and novelist, Boris Pasternak was bron in Moscow in 1890. In 1958 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature but, facing threats from soviet authorities, refused the prize. He lived in virtual exile in an arists'community near Moscow until his death in 1960.
Richard Pevear and Larissa volokhonsky are the award winning translators of Tolstoy's War and Peace, among many other works of Russian literature.

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A poet, translator, and novelist, Boris Pasternak was born in Moscow in 1890. In 1958 he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature but, facing threats from Soviet authorities, refused the prize. He lived in virtual exile in an artists' community near Moscow until his death in 1960.

Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky are the award-winning translators of Tolstoy'sWar and Peace, among many other works of Russian literature. They are married and live in France.



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