Vintage Nabokov

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Author(s): Vladimir Nabokov
Original Publish Date: Feb 16, 2011
Product Number: EB00171549
Released: Dec 30, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307787248
Publisher: Vintage
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Description

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 bring paradise wherever he alighted." —John Updike, The New York Review of Books Novelist, poet, critic, translator, and, above all, a peerless imaginer, Vladimir Nabokov was arguably the most dazzling prose stylist of the twentieth century. In novels like Lolita, Pale Fire, and Ada, or Ardor, he turned language into an instrument of ecstasy. Vintage Nabokov includes sections 1-10 of his most famous and controversial novel, Lolita; the stories "The Return of Chorb," "The Aurelian," "A Forgotten Poet," "Time and Ebb," "Signs and Symbols," "The Vane Sisters," and "Lance"; and chapter 12 from his memoir Speak, Memory.

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