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Invitation to a Beheading (Vintage International) by Vladimir Nabokov
Invitation to a Beheading (Vintage International)

ohteppei, November 26, 2010

My fictional Tin Drum, Invitation is where I think we all stand; in a prison never knowing when it's our time. Despite his far more popular works such as Lolita and The Gift, Nabokov managed to capture my mind with this book. It's daunting and precious structure tells the story of a man condemned to death because he wasn't the same as everyone else. One of the most beautifully written books I've ever read and a firm recommendation for any one who appreciated Nabokov's other works or any Dostoyevsky book.
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