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Doctor Zhivago by Boris Pasternak
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Dec 19, 12

bookshelves: fiction, russian, not-finished
Read from October 27 to December 19, 2012


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Boris Pasternak
“No single man makes history. History cannot be seen, just as one cannot see grass growing. Wars and revolutions, kings and Robespierres, are history's organic agents, its yeast. But revolutions are made by fanatical men of action with one-track mind, geniuses in their ability to confine themselves to a limited field. They overturn the old order in a few hours or days, the whole upheaval takes a few weeks or at most years, but the fanatical spirit that inspired the upheavals is worshiped for decades thereafter, for centuries. ”
Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago

Boris Pasternak
“How wonderful to be alive, he thought. But why does it always hurt?”
Boris Pasternak, El doctor Zhivago


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message 1: by Richard (new)

Richard Have you ever seen the film?


message 2: by Sruthymon (new) - added it

Sruthymon PR no richard.. got ebook :)


message 3: by Sruthymon (new) - added it

Sruthymon PR you watched this film??


message 4: by Richard (new)

Richard Sruthymon wrote: "you watched this film??"

I have seen it once, but found it a little hard to get into. Maybe I need to read the book.


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Sruthymon PR ok richard..thank you


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