Boris Pasternak Holding Eyeglasses and Looking Towards Camera

(Original Caption) Seated at his desk in his country home fifteen miles from Moscow is Boris Pasternak, who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Pasternak received the prize for his Dr. Zhivago, a novel which tells of life in Russia during the last 40 years. The novel was first published in Italy over Soviet protests. The Soviet Literary Gazette called the award a "hostile political act directed against the Soviet State."
(Original Caption) Seated at his desk in his country home fifteen miles from Moscow is Boris Pasternak, who has been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Pasternak received the prize for his Dr. Zhivago, a novel which tells of life in Russia during the last 40 years. The novel was first published in Italy over Soviet protests. The Soviet Literary Gazette called the award a "hostile political act directed against the Soviet State."
Boris Pasternak Holding Eyeglasses and Looking Towards Camera
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27 October, 1958
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