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The Real Life of Sebastian Knight

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov - Fiction - 1959 - 205 pages
The protagonist relates the life of his half brother, the novelist Sebastian Knight, in an effort to reveal his true character
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Nikolai Gogol

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov - Biography & Autobiography - 1961 - 172 pages
Nikolai Gogol was the most idiosyncratic of the great Russian novelists of the 19th century and lived a tragically short life which was as chaotic as the lives of the ...
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Laughter in the Dark

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov - Fiction - 1960 - 292 pages
Tragedy of a rich and respectable Berlin art dealer and his passion for his young mistress.
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Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov - Fiction - 1957 - 143 pages
The National Book Award-nominated classic finds hapless Russian migr Timofey Pnin precariously employed on an American college campus in the 1950s, where he falls victim to ...
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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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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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