Despair (Twentieth Century Classics)

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Hermann is a German chocolate manufacturer, who lives in bourgeois comfort with his pleasing but stupid Russian wife and her drunken cousin. On a business trip to Prague, Hermann stumbles across a man he believes to be his double and starts plotting to turn this encounter to his advantage.

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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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