Details of a Sunset: And Other Stories

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McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1976 - Fiction - 179 pages
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Thirteen early stories of the Russian emigre master reveal the often lonely, forboding world of the exile.

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User Review  - Blair - Goodreads

I read this because of the Gail Jones novel which references one of the stories, "A Guide to Berlin." And because I love Nabokov's work. These short stories were written in Russian when he was living ... Read full review

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User Review  - Joel Kearney - Goodreads

The final story, A Busy Man, was wonderful Read full review

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Vladimir Vladimirovich Nobokov was born April 22, 1899 in St. Petersburg, Russia to a wealthy family. He attended Trinity College, Cambridge. When he left Russia, he moved to Paris and eventually to the United States in 1940. He taught at Wellesley College and Cornell University. Nobokov is revered as one of the great American novelists of the 20th Century. Before he moved to the United States, he wrote under the pseudonym Vladimir Serin. Among those titles, were Mashenka, his first novel and Invitation to a Beheading. The first book he wrote in English was The Real Life of Sebastian Knight. He is best know for his work Lolita which was made into a movie in 1962. In addition to novels, he also wrote poetry and short stories. Nabokov died July 2, 1977.

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