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Vladimir Nabokov By Brian Boyd

Vladimir Nabokov
by Brian Boyd

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The first of a two-volume biography of Vladimir Nabokov. Evoking the colour of his life and world - opulent pre-revolutionary St Petersburg, a Russian poet's Cambridge, impoverished emigre Berlin and France - it also offers a critical overview of his subject's thought and art.
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Vladimir Nabokov: v. 1: The Russian Years by Brian Boyd

The first of a two-volume biography of Vladimir Nabokov, one of the great writers of the 20th century, this book draws on diaries, letters, manuscripts and archival research in the former Soviet Union, Europe and North America. It is also based on interviews with Nabokov's family, friends, colleagues, students and others, including an ex-fiancee, babysitters and concierges. Evoking the colour of Nabokov's life and world - opulent pre-revolutionary St Petersburg, a Russian poet's Cambridge, impoverished-emigre Berlin and France - the author also offers a critical overview of his subject's thought and art, and introductions to individual works.

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GOR003052216
Vladimir Nabokov: v. 1: The Russian Years by Brian Boyd
Brian Boyd
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
1993-12-02
608
0099862204
9780099862208
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