Boris Pasternak - Dr Zhivago

A Tea with a Book Addict talk

The intensely moving love story of Yuri Zhivago and the beautiful nurse Lara is set against the backdrop of climactic Russian history – war, revolution and social upheaval. Visit the vast and snowy landscapes of Russia in this powerful novel.

A subscriber-only Zoom talk on Sunday 10 October 2021, 4.00 pm Australian Eastern Time (Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra).

Don’t worry if you can’t make the Zoom timeslot – subscribers automatically receive this video talk.

“An important achievement both in contemporary lyrical poetry and in the field of the great Russian epic tradition.”
― Nobel Prize for Literature Committee

Get the book, watch the movie and more

Links for where to buy the books in print, ebook or audio will be listed here before the talk. Find the books on my recommended reading list, watch a movie version, enjoy related videos, websites and much more. Have anything to add here? Let me know.

Get the book, watch the movie and more

Links for where to buy the books in print, ebook or audio will be listed here before the talk. Find the books on my recommended reading list, watch a movie version, enjoy related videos, websites and much more. Have anything to add here? Let me know.

PURCHASE
Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
Boris Pasternak – A Biography by Peter Levi
Lara: The Untold Love Story and the Inspiration for Doctor Zhivago by Anna Pasternak
The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle over a Forbidden Book by Peter Finn and Patra C

FREE DOWNLOAD
Some free versions are better than others, please feel free to try these, but I cannot guarantee the quality.
NOT AVAILABLE

FIND IN A LIBRARY (You will need to create an account and hold a library card.)
Dr Zhivago by Boris Pasternak National Library of Australia free public access to books in Australian libraries.

MOVIES
Dr Zhivago 1965 Warners Bros movie adaptation is currently streaming on Netflix Australia
A playlist for Dr Zhivago including ‘Lara’s Theme’
Streaming guide for Dr Zhivago from JustWatch

LINKS
Susannah Fullerton – A Tea with a Book Addict talk
Susannah Fullerton – Happy Birthday Boris Pasternak

Discuss it with me

Is this one of the most beautiful love stories ever told? What do you think?  Let’s discuss it here.

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I only recommend books I have read or know. Some of these links are my affiliate links. If you buy a book by clicking on one of these links I receive a small commission. It doesn’t cost you anything extra, but does help cover the cost of producing my free newsletter.
Featured image credit- Omar Sharif & Julie Christie, Dr Zhivago, 1965 MGM movie adaptation, https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0059113/

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