4/5 Illicit copies of Dr Zhivago are in great demand at the 1958 Brussels World's Fair.
4/5 For 30 years, the French writer Raymond Queneau and Iris Murdoch exchanged letters.
3/5 The Russian-language manuscript of Dr Zhivago arrives at CIA headquarters.
3/5 Iris Murdoch had not seen David Hicks since 1938, but they kept in touch.
2/5 Pasternak begins an affair with Olga Ivinskaya, which proves a dangerous move.
2/5 Iris Murdoch worked at the Treasury during the war but kept in touch with Frank Thompson.
1/5 Pasternak's poetry is receiving rave reviews, and the Soviet leadership soon takes note.
1/5 Letters from Iris Murdoch's early years as an undergraduate, full of hope and idealism.
5/5 Parliament has passed the Act of Succession annulling the marriage of the king and queen.
5/5 Infamy in the US and protest songs at home.