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Collected Stories free pdf A man at his desk is interrupted by the appearance of a woodland elf in his room- the piano maestro Bachmann ends his career- a barber shaves the face of a man who once tortured him- and, a shy dreamer makes a deal with the Devil. In these sixty-five stories of magic and melancholy, Nabokov displays an astonishing range of inventiveness, with dazzling sleight of hand, fantastical fairy tales, intellectual games and enchanting glimpses into lives of ambiguity and loss. The collection displays Nabokov's astonishing range of technical and formal inventiveness: the dazzling sleight of hand, fanciful fairy tales, ingenious puzzles, enchanting vignettes and haunting melancholic narratives full of disturbing ambiguities.

About Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) was one of the great writers of the twentieth century, as well as a translator and lepidopterist. His works include, from the Russian novels, The Luzhin Defense and The Gift- from the English novels, Lolita, Pnin, Pale Fire and Ada- the autobiographical Speak, Memory- translations of Alice in Wonderland into Russian and Eugene Onegin into English- and lectures on literature. All of the fiction and Speak, Memory are published in Penguin.

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Author : Vladimir Nabokov
Publisher : Penguin Classics
Data Published : 22 February 2001
ISBN : 0141183454
EAN : 9780141183459
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 816 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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