A Russian Beauty And Other Stories

A Russian Beauty And Other Stories : A Russian Beauty; the Leonardo; Torpid Smoke; Breaking the News; Lips to Lips; the Visit to the Museum; an Affair of Honor; Terra Incognita; a Dashing Fellow; Ultima Thule; Solus Rex; the Potato Elf; the Circle

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In this collection of short stories Vladimir Nabokov reflects upon the Russian "emigre" world of the 20s and 30s. Disconsolate, uprooted characters make up a tapestry which is shot through with nostalgia and irony. Vladimir Nabokov also wrote "Lolita".
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Product details

  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 128 x 198 x 14mm | 174g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Russian
  • 0140106847
  • 9780140106848

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