Level 5: Dr Zhivago, Paperback Book

Level 5: Dr Zhivago Paperback

Part of the Pearson English Graded Readers series

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Contemporary / British English The Russian Revolution -- four young people, Yury, Tonya, Lara and Pasha, find love and lose it in this extraordinary time.

Their heart-breaking stories make Dr Zhivago one of the greatest romantic books, and films, of the century.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 120 pages
  • Publisher: Pearson Education Limited
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: ELT graded readers
  • ISBN: 9781405882422



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I enjoyed this book immensly and have trouble understanding why anyone would not. Unlike the highly romanticized movie the real theme behind Dr Z is the strong being ruled by the weak. How religion, politics and corruption overrule common sense and decency. Like many Russian works it does not complain about this state of affairs but instead asserts and reflects their existence and in so doing offers silent protest to the current state of human existence.

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