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Vladimir Nabokov

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Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov

Books by Vladimir Nabokov

by Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction, Literary

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 and one-upmanship and political intrigue.

by Vladimir Nabokov - Fiction

Awe and exhiliration---along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in LOLITA, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze.