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Book Review of Doctor Zhivago

Doctor Zhivago
Doctor Zhivago
Author: Boris Pasternak
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Having absolutely loved the movie (seen it three times) I think I went into this novel with expectations way too high. I did not enjoy the book nearly as much as I did the movie. Pasternak deserves high praise for his courageous writings, especially this novel; however, I just was not able to connect with the various characters. Too many of the historical references were way to short in description and, IMO would only be understood by someone with a high level of knowledge in Russian history.