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Penguin Random House defends Zhivago novel against plagiarism claim

Boris Pasternak’s great-niece Anna claims Lara Prescott’s The Secrets We Kept copied her biography of Pasternak’s loverPublisher Penguin Random House has dismissed claims that Lara Prescott, a debut novelist who received a $2m (£1.6m) advance for her novel about the publication of Boris... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-10-01 15:39:25 UTC ]
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PRH stands by Prescott in Pasternak plagiarism row

Penguin Random House says claims by Boris Pasternak’s great niece that parts of Lara Prescott’s debut novel plagiarise her work are “unfounded” and will be “robustly defended”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-01 13:11:52 UTC ]
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A Debut Novel Reimagines the C.I.A.’s Efforts to Promote ‘Doctor Zhivago’

In Lara Prescott’s “The Secrets We Kept,” young women participate in a covert plan to influence the Cold War using Boris Pasternak’s censored love story. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-02 18:51:54 UTC ]
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Prescott's debut nets 28 international deals, screen adaptation

Lara Prescott’s highly anticipated debut thriller, We Were Never Here, has now sold to 28 territories, with a screen adaptation in the works from the creators of "The Night Manager" and "La La Land". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-03 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First novel inspired by CIA's Doctor Zhivago plan nets $2m book deal

Lara Prescott’s We Were Never Here recounts how the CIA used Boris Pasternak’s novel as a propaganda tool during the cold warLast month, Lara Prescott was preparing to graduate from her three-year creative writing fellowship at the University of Texas. Two weeks later, she is sitting on book... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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