The Stories of Vladimir Nabakov

The Stories of Vladimir Nabakov

Book - 1995
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Random House, Inc.
From the writer who shocked and delighted the world with his novels Lolita, Pale Fire,
and Ada, or Ardor, and so many others, comes a magnificent collection of stories. Written between the 1920s and 1950s, these sixty-five tales--eleven of which have been translated into English for the first time--display all the shades of Nabokov's imagination. They range from sprightly fables to bittersweet tales of loss, from claustrophobic exercises in horror to a connoisseur's samplings of the table of human folly. Read as a whole, The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov offers and intoxicating draft of the master's genius, his devious wit, and his ability to turn language into an instrument of ecstasy.

Baker & Taylor
A collection of 65 stories about human relations, human nature, and political satire includes 11 first-time English translations

Baker
& Taylor

Written between the 1920s and 1950s, an anthology of sixty-five short stories explores the complex world of human relationships and human nature, in a diverse collection that includes eleven tales translated into English for the first time. Reprint. 35,000 first printing.

Publisher: New York : Knopf, c1995
ISBN: 9780679729976
0679729976
Branch Call Number: FICTION NABOKOV
Characteristics: 659 p

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