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Synopsis:

In Pale Fire Nabokov offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures: a 999-line poem by the reclusive genius John Shade; an adoring foreword and commentary by Shade's self-styled Boswell, Dr. Charles Kinbote; a darkly comic novel of suspense, literary idolatry, one-upmanship, and political intrigue.?This centaur work, half poem, half prose?is a creation of perfect beauty, symmetry, strangeness, originality and moral truth. Pretending to be a curio, it cannot disguise the fact that it is one of the great works of art of this century.? ? Mary McCarthy

Product Details

ISBN:
9781441872784
Publisher:
Brilliance Audio
Subject:
General
Author:
Nabokov, Vladimir
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Publication Date:
20101131
Binding:
MP3 CD
Language:
English

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Product details pages Brilliance Corporation - English 9781441872784 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , In Pale Fire Nabokov offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures: a 999-line poem by the reclusive genius John Shade; an adoring foreword and commentary by Shade's self-styled Boswell, Dr. Charles Kinbote; a darkly comic novel of suspense, literary idolatry, one-upmanship, and political intrigue.?This centaur work, half poem, half prose?is a creation of perfect beauty, symmetry, strangeness, originality and moral truth. Pretending to be a curio, it cannot disguise the fact that it is one of the great works of art of this century.? ? Mary McCarthy
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