Doctor Zhivago

  • by Boris Pasternak
  • Narrated by Phillip Madoc
  • 18 hrs and 29 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

On they went singing 'Eternal Memory', and whenever they stopped, the sound of their feet, the horses and the gusts of wind seemed to carry on their singing - Doctor Zhivago is the epic novel of Russia in the throes of revolution and one of the greatest love stories ever told. Yuri Zhivago, physician and poet, wrestles with the new order and confronts the changes cruel experience has made in him and the anguish of being torn between the loves of two women.

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Brilliant performance

This must have been one of Phillip Madoc's very last performances and was certainly his last major undertaking, and his voice gives Zhivago the depth, warmth and crisp frostiness it deserves. A great new translation and a wonderful performance.
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- ReadingWild

Fantastic Love Story

What did you like most about Doctor Zhivago?

The Drama of the Piece was brillian


What did you like best about this story?

Just when you think its over, life changes in the most dramatic ways


Which scene did you most enjoy?

When he returns from the civil war


Did you have an emotional reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

It was very romantic. I loved it.


Any additional comments?

It was also very good at giving a historical representation of Russia during the civil war. A must read if you are studying that period.

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- Souzan

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-07-2011
  • Publisher: Random House AudioBooks