Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

This sad-amusing little book is a series of short stories about Professor Timofey Pnin, an emigre Russian intellectual and teacher of Russian at Waindell College. Pnin is lovingly drawn with a mixture of nostalgia and sharp insight that produces a detailed picture of a type that became familiar on U.S. campuses during and after World War II. The appeal of the book lies in the appeal of Pnin ... Read full review

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Review: Pnin (Everyman's Library)

User Review  - Mitchell A. Leep - Goodreads

More fantastic prose from one of the greatest. Every literary line captivates with wit and poise. Unfortunately I never felt involved in the story or dear old Professor Pnin. I am curious how closely ... Read full review

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