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Lara - signed by author

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'Riveting, tragic tale' New Yorker'Anna Pasternak has produced an irresistible account of joy, suffering and passion' Financial TimesThe heartbreaking story of the passionate love affair between Boris Pasternak and Olga Ivinskaya - the tragic true story that inspired Doctor Zhivago.'Doctor Zhivago' has sold in its millions yet the true love story that inspired it has never been fully explored. Pasternak would often say 'Lara exists, go and meet her', directing his visitors to the love of his life and literary muse, Olga Ivinskaya. They met in 1946 at the literary journal where she worked. Their relationship would last for the remainder of their lives.Olga paid an enormous price for loving 'her Boria'. She became a pawn in a highly political game and was imprisoned twice in Siberian labour camps because of her association with him and his controversial work. Her story is one of unimaginable courage, loyalty, suffering, tragedy, drama and loss.Drawing on both archival and family sources, Anna Pasternak's book reveals for the first time the critical role played by Olga in Boris's life and argues that without Olga it is likely that Doctor Zhivago would never have been completed or published.Anna Pasternak is a writer and member of the famous Pasternak family. She is the great-granddaughter of Leonid Pasternak, the impressionist painter and Nobel Prize winning novelist Boris Pasternak was her great-uncle. She is the author of three previous books.

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Signed by author
Author(s):
Anna Pasternak
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
198x129x25
EAN-13:
9780008156817
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0008156817
ISBN-13:
9780008156817
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
310
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Title:
Lara

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'Riveting, tragic tale' New Yorker'Anna Pasternak has produced an irresistible account of joy, suffering and passion' Financial TimesThe heartbreaking story of the passionate love affair between Boris Pasternak and Olga Ivinskaya - the tragic true story that inspired Doctor Zhivago.'Doctor Zhivago' has sold in its millions yet the true love story that inspired it has never been fully explored. Pasternak would often say 'Lara exists, go and meet her', directing his visitors to the love of his life and literary muse, Olga Ivinskaya. They met in 1946 at the literary journal where she worked. Their relationship would last for the remainder of their lives.Olga paid an enormous price for loving 'her Boria'. She became a pawn in a highly political game and was imprisoned twice in Siberian labour camps because of her association with him and his controversial work. Her story is one of unimaginable courage, loyalty, suffering, tragedy, drama and loss.Drawing on both archival and family sources, Anna Pasternak's book reveals for the first time the critical role played by Olga in Boris's life and argues that without Olga it is likely that Doctor Zhivago would never have been completed or published.Anna Pasternak is a writer and member of the famous Pasternak family. She is the great-granddaughter of Leonid Pasternak, the impressionist painter and Nobel Prize winning novelist Boris Pasternak was her great-uncle. She is the author of three previous books.

Added value:
Signed by author
Author(s):
Anna Pasternak
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
198x129x25
EAN-13:
9780008156817
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0008156817
ISBN-13:
9780008156817
Number of items:
1
Number of pages:
310
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Title:
Lara

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