Robert Chandler

Vasily Grossman: eye-witness to the 20th century’s worst atrocities

20 April 2019 9:00 am

Vasily Grossman’s novel Life and Fate (completed in 1960) has been hailed as a 20th-century War and Peace. It has…

Doctor Zhivago's long, dark shadow

5 July 2014 9:00 am

For most Russians, Boris Pasternak is one of their four greatest poets of the last century. For most Anglophone readers,…