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"Nabokov writes prose the only way it should be written, that is, ecstatically." -- John Updike

One of the twentieth century's master prose stylists, Vladimir Nabokov was born in St. Petersburg in 1899. He studied French and Russian literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, then lived in Berlin and Paris, where he launched a brilliant literary career. In 1940 he moved to the United States, and achieved renown as a novelist, poet, critic, and translator. He taught literature at Wellesley, Stanford, Cornell, and Harvard. In 1961 he moved to Montreux, Switzerland, where he died in 1977.

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General Fields

  • : 9780679723417
  • : Random House USA Inc
  • : Vintage Books
  • : May 2005
  • : 203mm X 133mm X 14mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.54
  • : 191