Review: Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak


Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★
Date read: June 01 to October 01, 2012
Read count: 3

One of my favorite books of all time. It’s realistic story that stands the test of time. As a poet writing prose, Pasternak has a way of inflecting his storytelling with powerful sentences and sentence structures. A simple turn of phrase is often enough to convey depths of love or grief or loss or the passing of time.

Original review can be found here.

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This is the best of Soviet literature. You don’t have to read Ayn Rand. You can read great literature instead.


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