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Pasternak’s Dr Zhivago: Turning love & history into immortality

Why Doctor Zhivago is a good read? I first read the book in 1991 when it was translated in my mother tongue. Some time ago I said why not having a second go? The re-reading enabled me to see the … Continue reading

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My outstanding books

I tried to find a suitable translation of the Romanian “cartea de căpătâi” into French and English. None of the versions I found have got the metaphorical richness expressed in Romanian. A closer meaning would be “the key book”, “the … Continue reading

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