Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Publisher: Knopf; First Edition edition (October 24, 1995)
Category: Short Stories & Anthologies
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brings the reader closer to his magic. Those who know Nabokov the novelist and have forgotten that Nabokov the story writer exists now have a precious gift in their hands.
brings the reader closer to his magic. His English is an extraordinary instrument, at once infinitely delicate and muscularly robust: no other writer of our time, not even Joyce, can catch the shifting play of the world’s light and shade as he does.
Vladimir Nabokov justifies the existence of, not only the human race, but all life that exists in our universe. While there were some stories that were masterpieces, the strength of this book really is the ability it gives the Nabokov enthusiast to see the development of a brilliant writer from the early 20s (egg) to the late 50s (imago).
Read as a whole, The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov offers and intoxicating draft of the master's genius, his devious wit, and . This volume of Nabokov's complete stories has been put together by the man's son, who also did most of the translations of the older, Russian ones.
This volume of Nabokov's complete stories has been put together by the man's son, who also did most of the translations of the older, Russian ones.
The thirteen stories not previously published in English are translated by the author's son, Dmitri Nabokov. The collection was first published in America by Alfred A. Knopf in 1995.
Vladimir Nabokov, Montreux, Switzerland. For those of us who are Vladimir Nabokov completists perhaps we finally have closure. William Boyd, The Times Literary Supplement (Best Books of the Year 2019). Vladimir Nabokov is the author of LOLITA. Our contributors select their favourite books of 2019. Books of the Year 2019 - TLS.
I. SHIGAEV LEONID IVANOVICH SHIGAEV is dead. ng their tracks on the marble. However, I would like to violate this sepulchral silence. Please allow me t. ust a few fragmentary, chaotic, basically uncalled-fo. ut no matter. He and I met about eleven years ago, in a year that for me was disastrous. I was virtually perishing.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov. The discomfort provoked by Nabokov's works was not due solely to his technique, however; Lolita, about a middle-aged man's passion for and seduction of 12-year-old Lolita ("the loveliest nymphet")--all in obsessive, hilarious detail--struggled into print after being rejected on both sides of the Atlantic.
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Dmitri Nabokov et al. Country. The thirteen stories not previously published in English are translated by the author's son, Dmitri Nabokov.
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, better known by his pen name Vladimir Sirin, was a Russian-born American . Laughter in the Dark is about the personal breakthroughs of Nabokov’s life
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, better known by his pen name Vladimir Sirin, was a Russian-born American modern novelist and poet. He started writing novels in Russian, and later switched to English prose, which helped him gain international recognition. He is still known as the best prose stylist of the 20th century. Amazing Facts about Vladimir Nabokov. Laughter in the Dark is about the personal breakthroughs of Nabokov’s life. The story is about a middle-aged man falling in love with a young woman leading to a mutually parasitic relationship. The theme resembles his early novel Lolita but developed in a much different way.