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The Zhivago affair : the Kremlin, the CIA, and the battle over a forbidden book /

Draws on unique access to classified CIA files to document the role of Boris Pasternak's Doctor Zhivago in promoting American Cold War agendas in the 1950s, revealing how the CIA helped publish the Soviet-banned book in Russian to an enthusiastic black-market audience. Full description

Main Author: Finn, Peter, 1962-
Other Authors: Couvée, Petra.
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: New York : Pantheon Books, 2013
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Contents: Prologue: This is Doctor Zhivago : may it make its way around the world -- The roof over the whole of Russia has been torn off -- Pasternak, without realizing it, entered the personal life of Stalin -- I have arranged to meet you in a novel -- You are aware of the anti-Soviet nature of the novel? -- Until it is finished, I am a fantastically, manically unfree man -- Not to publish a novel like this would constitute a crime against culture -- If this is freedom seen through Western eyes, well I must say we have a different view of it -- We tore a big hole in the Iron Curtain -- We'll do it black -- He also looks the genius : raw nerves, misfortune, fatality -- There would be no mercy, that was clear -- Pasternak's name spells war -- I am caught like a beast at bay -- A college weekend with Russians -- An unbearably blue sky -- It's too late for me to express regret that the book wasn't published -- Afterword.
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