Strong Opinions (Google eBook)

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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Feb 16, 2011 - Literary Collections - 368 pages
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In this collection of interviews, articles, and editorials, Nabokov ranges over his life, art, education, politics, literature, movies, and modern times, among other subjects.  Strong Opinions offers his trenchant, witty, and always engaging views on everything from the Russian Revolution to the correct pronunciation of Lolita.


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User Review  - Ben Mines - Goodreads

Strong Opinions is an aptly-titled mix of Nabokov's interviews and essays in which he shares his uncompromising views on everything from tennis to swimming pools to American hotels; demolishes a few ... Read full review

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User Review  - Lawrence - Goodreads

A great insight into the workings of Nabokov's mind. Even if you don't enjoy reading Nabokov, this both is worth it just for the laughs of Nabokov's wit, arrogance and stubbornness. Read full review

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Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), one of the 20th century's greatest writers in both Russian and English, was born in St. Petersburg, Russia, and spent his adult life in Germany, France, the United States, and Switzerland. In addition to his literary work, he was a passionate lepidopterist and chess player. His books include "Lolita, Pale Fire, The Real Light of Sebastian Knight, Laughter in the Dark", and many more.

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