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Lolita

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2010 - 336 pages
Awe and exhiliration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the aging Humbert Humbert ...
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Invitation to a Beheading

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2011 - 240 pages
Like Kafka's The Castle, Invitation to a Beheading embodies a vision of a bizarre and irrational world. In an unnamed dream country, the young man Cincinnatus C. is condemned ...
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Transparent Things

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2011 - 128 pages
"Transparent Things revolves around the four visits of the hero--sullen, gawky Hugh Person--to Switzerland . . . As a young publisher, Hugh is sent to interview R., falls in ...
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Mary

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2011 - 144 pages
Mary is a gripping tale of youth, first love, and nostalgia--Nabokov's first novel. In a Berlin rooming house filled with an assortment of seriocomic Russian émigrés, Lev Ganin ...
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The Luzhin Defense

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2011 - 272 pages
Nabokov's third novel, The Luzhin Defense, is a chilling story of obsession and madness. As a young boy, Luzhin was unattractive, distracted, withdrawn, sullen--an enigma to ...
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The Eye

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2011 - 128 pages
Nabokov's fourth novel, The Eye is as much a farcical detective story as it is a profoundly refractive tale about the vicissitudes of identities and appearances. Nabokov's ...
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Glory

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2011 - 224 pages
Glory is the wryly ironic story of Martin Edelweiss, a twenty-two-year-old Russian émigré of no account, who is in love with a girl who refuses to marry him. Convinced that his ...
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The Enchanter

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2011 - 144 pages
The Enchanter is the Ur-Lolita, the precursor to Nabokov's classic novel. At once hilarious and chilling, it tells the story of an outwardly respectable man and his fatal ...
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Vintage Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction - 2011 - 208 pages
Vintage Readers are a perfect introduction to some of the greatest modern writers presented in attractive, accessible paperback editions. “It was Nabokov’s gift to bring ...
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Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited

Vladimir Nabokov - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 336 pages
Speak, Memory, first published in 1951 as Conclusive Evidence and then assiduously revised in 1966, is an elegant and rich evocation of Nabokov's life and times, even as it ...
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