Pnin (The Penguin Vladimir Nabokov Hardback Collection)

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HardCover. Pub Date :2012-09-06 Pages: 224 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Classics Professor Timofey Pnin. late of Tsarist Russia. is now precariously perched at the heart of an American campus. Battling with American life and language. Pnin must face great hazards in this new world: the ruination of his beautiful lumber-room-as-office; the removal of his teeth and the fitting of new ones; the search for a suitable boarding house; and the trials of taking the wrong train to deliver a lecture in a language he has yet to master.Part of a major new beautiful hardback series of the works of Vladimir Nabokov. author of Lolita and Pale Fire. in Penguin Classics.

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Professor Timofey Pnin, late of Tsarist Russia, is now precariously perched at the heart of an American campus. Battling with American life and language, Pnin must face great hazards in this new world: the ruination of his beautiful lumber-room-as-office; the removal of his teeth and the fitting of new ones; the search for a suitable boarding house; and the trials of taking the wrong train to deliver a lecture in a language he has yet to master.

Part of a major new beautiful hardback series of the works of Vladimir Nabokov, author of Lolita and Pale Fire, in Penguin Classics.

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Nabokov can move you to laughter in the way that masters can - to laughter that is near to tears ( Guardian )

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