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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 bringparadise wherever he alighted. -John Updike, The New York Review of Books

Novelist, poet, critic, translator, and, above all, a peerless imaginer, Vladimir Nabokovwas arguably the most dazzling prose stylist of the twentieth century. In novels like Lolita, Pale Fire, and Ada, or Ardor, heturned language into an instrument of ecstasy.

Vintage Nabokov includes sections 1-10 of his most famous and controversial novel, Lolita; thestories The Return of Chorb, The Aurelian, A Forgotten Poet, Time and Ebb, Signs and Symbols, TheVane Sisters, and Lance; and chapter 12 from his memoir Speak, Memory.

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Synopsis:

The inventive fiction of Vladimir Nabokov comes to life in a compilation of works that includes such stories as "The Return of Chorb," "The Aurelian," "Russian Spoken Here," "A Forgotten Poet," "Time and Ebb, "The Vane Sisters," and "Signs and Symbols," as well as excerpts from Lolita and Speak, Memory. Original. 25,000 first printing.

Table of Contents

"The return of Chorb" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — "The Aurelian" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — "Russian spoken here" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — "Cloud, castle, lake" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — "Mademoiselle O" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — Selection from Lolita — "A forgotten poet" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — "Time and ebb" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — "Signs and symbols" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — "The Vane sisters" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — "Lance" from The stories of Vladimir Nabokov — Chapter twelve from Speak, memory.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307787248
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Author:
Nabokov, Vladimir
Author:
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
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Publication Date:
20040106
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
199

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Product details 199 pages Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group - English 9780307787248 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The inventive fiction of Vladimir Nabokov comes to life in a compilation of works that includes such stories as "The Return of Chorb," "The Aurelian," "Russian Spoken Here," "A Forgotten Poet," "Time and Ebb, "The Vane Sisters," and "Signs and Symbols," as well as excerpts from Lolita and Speak, Memory. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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