This collection of 65 complete stories is drawn from Vladimir Nabokov's entire working life, from the stories written during his impoverished emigre youth to when he was on the brink of fame, displaying the range of his technical and formal inventiveness.
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Vladimir Nabokov was born in 1899 in St Petersburg. He wrote his first literary works in Russian, but rose to international prominence as a masterly prose stylist for the novels he composed in English, most famously, Lolita. Between 1923 and 1940 he published novels, short stories, plays, poems and translations in the Russian language and established himself as one of the most outstanding Russian émigré writers. He died in 1977.
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Book Description Penguin Books Ltd, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 014118051X