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Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

More than anything else, Nabokov writes about words. His best work balances gracefully the referential and other functions of language, so that the text is both a world in itself (with puns, ironies ... Read full review

Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - Emmett - Goodreads

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Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - Jennifer - Goodreads

My least favorite Nabokov so far. It's not too surprising; I tend to prefer novels to short stories, and these didn't change my mind. This was one of those books where it seemed to gum up my reading ... Read full review

Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - Patti - Goodreads

I just love Nabakov's command of prose. He can take the smallest action and describe it in such detail that you are reminded of doing those things, and being in those places yourself, and feeling ... Read full review

Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - Ashleigh - Goodreads

Some of these stories left me in awe and some left me (for want of a better word) hollow. I really enjoyed 'Spring in Fialta' 'The Aurelian' 'Cloud,Castle,Lake' and 'Conversation Piece,1945'. Definitely worth taking a bit of time between each story to digest them. Read full review

Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - James - Goodreads

"Spring in Fialta" and "That in Aleppo Once" are two of my all-time favorites. Read full review

Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - Philip Athans - Goodreads

Actually includes two interesting SCIENCE FICTION stories--who knew? Read full review

Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - Celeste - Goodreads

Just. . .perfection. The stories feel like, as Nabokov writes in "Signs and Symbols," "neglected children humming to themselves in unswept corners." My favorites = "First Love," "Signs and Symbols," "The Aurelian," and "Time and Ebb." Read full review

Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - Sebastian - Goodreads

This book of short stories was crazy. Written in the very whimsical style of Nabokov, I thoroughly enjoyed each one of these vignettes, all ranging through different times and characters. Read full review

Review: Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ (Anchor Literary Library)

User Review  - hirtho - Goodreads

5/5 Spring in Fialta 3/5 A Forgotten Poet\ 3/5 First Love 5/5 Signs and Symbols 2/5 The Assistant Producer 3/5 The Aurelian 4/5 Cloud, Castle, Lake 4/5 Conversation Piece, 1945 3/5 "That in Aleppo ... Read full review


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