Nabokov V.: Collected Stories

Collected Stories

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Пособие/книга "Nabokov V.: Collected Stories", автором которой является Nabokov V., издана "Penguin books", в рамках серии "Penguin classics". Издание выполнено в мягкой бумажной обложке и растиражировано.



A man at his desk is interrupted by the appearance of a woodland elf in his room; the piano maestro Bachmann ends his career; a barber shaves the face of a man who once tortured him; a shy dreamer makes a deal with the Devil. In these sixty-five stories of magic and melancholy, Nabokov displays an astonishing range of inventiveness, with dazzling sleight of hand, fantastical fairy tales, intellectual games and enchanting glimpses into lives of ambiguity and loss.The collection displays Nabokov's astonishing range of technical and formal inventiveness: the dazzling sleight of hand, fanciful fairy tales, ingenious puzzles, enchanting vignettes and haunting melancholic narratives full of disturbing ambiguities.


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Nabokov V.: Collected Stories
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