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"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 love with Armande on the way, wrests her, aftermultiple humiliations, from a grinning Scandinavian and returns to NY with his bride. . . . Eight years later--following a murder, a period of madness and a brief imprisonment--Hugh makes a lone sentimental journey to wheedle out his past. . . . The several strands of dream, memory, and time [are] set off against the literary theorizing of R. and, more centrally, against the world of observable objects."--Martin Amis

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307787323
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Fiction : Literary
Author:
Nabokov, Vladimir
Subject:
Continental european
Subject:
Continental european fiction (fictional works
Subject:
Publishers and publishing
Subject:
Novels and novellas
Subject:
General
Subject:
Widowers -- United States -- Fiction.
Subject:
Widowers
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Psychological fiction
Subject:
Publishers and publishing -- Fiction.
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19891023
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
128

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