Still, it's always good to have a second reading — especially one that comes with an introduction and 17 pages of notes. Bernard Guilbert Guerney, who translates the poems in the Hayward/Harari volume, renders the last line of "Hamlet" as "To live life to the end is not a childish task." Pevear and Volokhonsky give us, rather more accurately, "Life is no stroll through a field." Doctor Zhivago is a very big field, and it remains fertile ground.
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