King, Queen, Knave (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

 
9780140186567: King, Queen, Knave (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics)

First published in 1928, this book demonstrates the authors obsession with chess. King is Dreyer, wealthy and boisterous proprietor of a male clothing emporium. Ruddy with health and self-satisfaction he is repugnant to his cold queen, Martha, his exquisite middle-class wife.

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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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