Look at the Harlequins!
'He did us all an honour by electing to use, and transform, our language' Anthony Burgess
This is the childhood advice given by an aunt to Russian born writer Vadim Vadimovich, who emigrates to England, then Paris, then Germany and then the US, and, now dying, reconstructs his past. He remembers Iris his first wife, Annette his long-necked typist and Bel his daughter, as well as his own bizarre 'numerical nimbus syndrome'.
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LOOK AT THE HARLEQUINS!User Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Look at the harlequins — trees, words, "situations and sums. . . jokes, images. . . Play! Invent the world! Invent reality." Thus the advice of an aunt to Vadim Vadimovich, during the childhood of ... Read full review
Review: Look at the Harlequins!User Review - Jeanne Yeghiazaryan - Goodreads
i love Nabokov language. how does he do that?! Read full review