Written in mischievous and magically flowing prose by the acclaimed author of Lolita and Pale Fire, Ada or Ardor is 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 and, decades later, put their extraordinary experiences into words.
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On the country estate of his art-collecting uncle, Van Veen meets Ada, his beautiful cousin. Their relationship flourishes, but both were born into one of America's illustrious families, a vast over-extended empire, and this causes problems for the lovers.Product Description:
Title: Ada or Ardor( A Family Chronicle) <>Binding: Paperback <>Author: VladimirNabokov <>Publisher: VintageBooks
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Book Description Vintage Books, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 70457778
Book Description Vintage Books, 1990. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070457778