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  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
    Lolita (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Poet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her, first carnally and then artistically, out of love, 'to fix once for all the perilous magic of nymphets'. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? A tortured soul or a monster? Or is he all of these?

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  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
    Lolita (Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged, frustrated college professor. In love with his landlady's twelve-year-old daughter Lolita, he'll do anything to possess her. Unable and unwilling to stop himself, he is prepared to commit any crime to get what he wants. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? Or is he all of these?

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  • Insomniac Dreams by Vladimir Nabokov
    Insomniac Dreams (English, Hardback) Vladimir Nabokov

    First publication of an index-card diary in which Nabokov recorded sixty-four dreams and subsequent daytime episodes, allowing the reader a glimpse of his innermost life.

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  • Collected Stories by Vladimir Nabokov
    Collected Stories (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Includes sixty-five stories of magic and melancholy that display a range of inventiveness, with fairy tales, intellectual games and glimpses into lives of ambiguity and loss.

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    Lolita (Hardback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Poet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her, first carnally and then artistically, out of love, 'to fix once for all the perilous magic of nymphets'.

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  • Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov
    Pnin (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Professor Timofey Pnin, previously of Tsarist Russia, is now precariously positioned at the heart of campus America. Battling with American life and language, Pnin must face great hazards in this new world.

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  • Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabokov
    Invitation to a Beheading (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Takes us into the prison-world of Cincinnatus, a man condemned to death and spending his last days in prison not quite knowing when the end will come.

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  • The Annotated Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
    The Annotated Lolita (Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    An annotated edition of "Lolita". It attempts to elaborate on the verbal textures and show how they contribute to the novel's overall meaning. It also provides observations on the novel's artifice, games and verbal patternings.

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  • Ada or Ardor by Vladimir Nabokov
    Ada or Ardor (Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    A romance that follows Ada from her first childhood meeting with Van Veen on his uncle's country estate, in a 'dream-bright' America, through eighty years of rapture, as they cross continents, are continually parted and reunited, come to learn the strange truth about their singular relationship.

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  • Speak, Memory by Vladimir Nabokov
    Speak, Memory (Hardback) Vladimir Nabokov

    An autobiographical volume which recounts the story of Nabokov's first forty years up to his departure from Europe for America at the outset of World War Two. Written in this writer's characteristically brilliant, mordant style, this book is also a tender record of lost childhood and youth in pre-Revolutionary Russia.

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  • Transparent Things by Vladimir Nabokov
    Transparent Things (Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Traces the bleak life of Hugh Person through murder, madness, prison and trips to Switzerland. This novel sinks into the transparent things of the world that surround this one Person, to the silent histories they carry.

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  • The Luzhin Defense by Vladimir Nabokov
    The Luzhin Defense (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Discovering his prodigious gift in boyhood and rising to the rank of International Grandmaster, Luzhin develops a lyrical passion for chess. As he confronts the fiery, swift-swooping Italian Grandmaster Turati, he brings into play his carefully devised defence.

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  • Mary by Vladimir Nabokov
    Mary (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Lev Ganin is a young officer sharing a boarding house in Berlin with a host of Russian emigres. Alone in his room, he dreams of his first love, Mary. Awash with memories of youth and idyllic scenes of pre-Revolution Russia, Ganin becomes convinced that Mary is in fact the wife of a fellow-boarder, due to arrive at this very house soon.

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  • The Gift by Vladimir Nabokov
    The Gift (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    An autobiography of Fyodor Godunov-Cherdynstev, a writer living in the closed world of Russian intellectuals in Berlin shortly after the First World War. It tells the story of Fyodor's pursuits as a writer.

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  • Laughter in the Dark by Vladimir Nabokov
    Laughter in the Dark (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Albinus - rich, married middle-aged and respectable - is an art critic and aspiring filmmaker who lusts after the coquettish young cinema usherette Margot. Gradually he seduces her and convinces himself he is irresistible to her, but Margot has other plans.

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  • Collected Poems by Vladimir Nabokov
    Collected Poems (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Features a collection of Nabokov's poems span the decades of his career, from 'Music', written in 1914, to the short, playful 'To Vera', composed in 1974. this title also includes verse written on America, lepidoptery, sport, and love.

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  • The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by John Lanchester
    The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Spurred on by admiration for his novelist half-brother and irritation at the biography written about him by Mr Goodman ('his slapdash and very misleading book'), the narrator, V, sets out to record Sebastian Knight's life as he understands it.

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  • Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
    Lolita (Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged, frustrated college professor. In love with his landlady's twelve-year-old daughter Lolita, he'll do anything to possess her. Unable and unwilling to stop himself, he is prepared to commit any crime to get what he wants. Is he in love or insane? This is a silver-tongued poet or a pervert?

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  • Nikolai Gogol by Vladimir Nabokov
    Nikolai Gogol (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Nikolai Gogol was one of the great geniuses of nineteenth century Russian literature, with a command of the irrational unmatched by any writer before or since. His strange tales, though often read as forceful demands for social change, were displays of the fantasies of the human spirit. This book tells his story.

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  • Glory by Vladimir Nabokov
    Glory (English, Paperback) Vladimir Nabokov

    Linking various minor events, this work switches back-and-forth producing an illusion of impetus.

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