Glory is the wryly ironic story of Martin Edelweiss, a twenty-two-year-old Russian émigré of no account, who is in love with a girl who refuses to marry him. Convinced that his life is about to be wasted and hoping to impress his love, he embarks on a "perilous, daredevil project"--an illegal attempt to re-enter the Soviet Union, from which he and his mother had fled in 1919. He succeeds--but at a terrible cost.
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Review: GloryUser Review - Kim Loughran - Goodreads
I can't ever read Nabokov and not be inspired by his craft. But it was a revelation to realise that he is actually not good at characters. The flimsy figures in this book seem embarrassingly dated and ... Read full review
Review: GloryUser Review - Don - Goodreads
There's some really good parts of this novel, but it kinda ended short for me. Nabokov ended it the way he wanted to, but it's hard not to want a resolution. Read full review