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Lolita —Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977, author.

The most controversial classic novel of the 20th century, Lolita tells the story of Humbert Humbert, a middle-aged man who is aroused to erotic desire only by a young girl.

Lectures on Literature —Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977, author.

"The acclaimed author of Lolita offers unique insight into works by James Joyce, Franz Kafka, Jane Austen, and others -- with an introduction by John Updike. In the 1940s, when Vladimir Nabokov first embarked on his acad...

The Man From the U.S.S.R : & Other Plays —Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977, author.

Early dramatic works -- plus two essays -- by the author of Lolita and Pale Fire . Including The Man from the USSR , The Event , The Pole , and The Grand-dad , this volume collects works for the theater written during Vl...

Lectures on Don Quixote —Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977, author.

One of the twentieth century's greatest novelists offers his take on the Spanish classic. The author of Lolita and Pale Fire was not only a master of fiction but a distinguished literary critic as well. In this collectio...

A guide to Berlin —Jones, Gail, 1955- author.

'A Guide to Berlin' is the name of a short story written by Vladimir Nabokov in 1925, when he was a young man of 26, living in Berlinches A group of six international travellers, two Italians, two Japanese, an American a...

A Hero Of Our Time —Lermontov, Mikhail I͡|Urʹevich, 1814-1841, author.

The first major Russian novel, A Hero of Our Time was both lauded and reviled upon publication. Its dissipated hero, twenty-five-year-old Pechorin, is a beautiful and magnetic but nihilistic young army officer, bored by ...