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The Zhivago Affair

The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle over a Forbidden Book

The Zhivago Affair( )
Author: Finn, Peter
Couvée, Petra
ISBN:978-1-84655-712-5
Publication Date:Jun 2014
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Imprint:Harvill Secker
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $55.00
Book Description:

The story of a forbidden book that became a symbol of freedom and rebellion in the battle between East and West.

1956. Boris Pasternak presses a manuscript into the hands of an Italian publishing scout with these words: 'This is Doctor Zhivago. May it make its way around the world.' Pasternak knew his novel would never be published in the Soviet Union as the authorities regarded it as seditious, so, instead, he allowed it to be published in translation all over...
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