[E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov


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    [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov We all know Nabokov from works such as Lolita and Speak Memory but how is he as a short story writer? Excellent of course although anytime you are presented with 13 stories your reaction to some will be “mixed” And this collection is a mixed bag in style and uality with short stories essays memoirs One piece “Lance” is a work of science fiction about a space traveler “Cloud Castle Lake” is Kafkaesue a man wins a train trip excu

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    REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov Vladimir Nabokov à 1 REVIEW Liked some than others

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    [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov Vladimir Nabokov à 1 REVIEW REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ Got the taste for his books now Ready to read by Nabokov

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    [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov DOWNLOAD Ñ FUTBOLENTRELINEAS.CO à Vladimir Nabokov Vladimir Nabokov à 1 REVIEW I half expected a Nabokovian dozen to contain one less than the norm but no I did the old trickster a disservice like a baker's round dozen this collection of assorted short stories contains a generous thirteen of the thingsThe first of them the tale of a spasmodic affair of stolen moments between two married Russian exiles across twelve years and called 'Spring in Fialta' is simply wonderful full of the idiosyncratically cares

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    REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ Vladimir Nabokov à 1 REVIEW [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov More than anything else Nabokov writes about words His best work balances gracefully the referential and other functions of language so that the text is both a world in itself with puns ironies bot mots and so on and a window to the

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    [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov DOWNLOAD Ñ FUTBOLENTRELINEAS.CO Ã Vladimir Nabokov REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ Most of these stories are simple or less obvious tales of slight emotional impact but constructed artfully and with exceptionally rich vocabulary and phrasing They merit freuent re readings — not because they are at all difficult to unders

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    [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov Though I found it a little bit hard for me maybe cause' I'm not that into drama this much but it was fun to read and to explore Nabokov's world Maybe I'd give it another shot some other time

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    [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov I'm not a guy who plays favourites Music art and everything else my preferences change with my mood and the weather Ask who my favourite author is though and the answer will be every time Vladimir NabokovMany of the short stories in this book don't have particularly gripping plots but at this length they don't really need to Inst

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    [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov DOWNLOAD Ñ FUTBOLENTRELINEAS.CO Ã Vladimir Nabokov REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ Nabokov was a writer's writer; a grand master of the written word Nowhere else have I seen such concentrated genius John Banville comes close I had to cut my reading speed in half to work through the density of this writing; every word perfectly chosen every scene and character imaginatively described with incredibly insightful and telling detail As for plot the author conjures a series of scenes rather than telling a story thoug

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    [E–pub New] (Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏) author Vladimir Nabokov The master storyteller passionate lepidopterist patriotic emigré and all around HEARTTHROB that was Vladimir Nabokov amazes and mystifies again with each these short stories Particular favourites First Love Spring in Fialta and Lance based on

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REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏

REVIEW Ò Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ DOWNLOAD Ñ FUTBOLENTRELINEAS.CO Ã Vladimir Nabokov REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ Nabokov's Dozen 1958 a collection of 13 short stories by Vladimir Nabokov previously published in American magazines Nine of them also previously appeare. We all know Nabokov from works such as Lolita and Speak Memory but how is he as a short story writer Excellent of course although anytime you are presented with 13 stories your reaction to some will be mixed And this collection is a mixed bag in style and uality with short stories essays memoirs One piece Lance is a work of science fiction about a space traveler Cloud Castle Lake is Kafkaesue a man wins a train trip excursion through Germany and the other travelers bully and torment him In Spring in Fialta a man and a woman keep running into each other over the years in various capitals of Europe This is a haunting story with a tragic ending based on the theme of what was the purpose of fate in bringing us constantly together Nabokov scatters reflections upon writing in the stories Here s one I liked from Spring in Fialta Having mastered the art of verbal invention to perfection he particularly prided himself on being a writer personally I could never understand what was the good of thinking up books of penning things that had not really happened in some way or other In Mademoiselle O a piece in homage to his nanny he has a passage about how when he lends a real item from his past to a character in his writings it starts to fade in importance from his own life and becomes identified with its fictional use Some things never change That in Aleppo Once has a passage about refugees two women and a child trying to dig a grave with a stick and their hands to bury the father or grandfather who had been accompanying them There are butterflies of course The Aurelian is a tragic story of a man who owns a shop for butterfly collectors and spends his entire life dreaming of an exotic trip to collect specimensThese pieces are from the late 1930 s to the late 1950 s when the author was in Berlin and Paris then Boston Wellesley College and then Ithaca Cornell As always with Nabokov you need your dictionary at hand or on line For example within a few pages I looked up ecchymotic susurrus and entoptic uite a mixture but all in all good stories well worth reading The Deranged Cousins or Whatever know Nabokov from works such as Lolita and Speak Memory but how is he as a short story writer Excellent of course although anytime you are presented with 13 stories your reaction to some will be mixed And this collection is a mixed bag in style and uality with short stories essays memoirs One piece Lance is a work of science fiction about a space traveler Cloud Castle Lake is Kafkaesue a man wins a train trip excursion through Germany and the other travelers bully and torment him In Spring in Fialta a man and a woman Intuición keep running into each other over the years in various capitals of Europe This is a haunting story with a tragic ending based on the theme of what was the purpose of fate in bringing us constantly together Nabokov scatters reflections upon writing in the stories Here s one I liked from Spring in Fialta Having mastered the art of verbal invention to perfection he particularly prided himself on being a writer personally I could never understand what was the good of thinking up books of penning things that had not really happened in some way or other In Mademoiselle O a piece in homage to his nanny he has a passage about how when he lends a real item from his past to a character in his writings it starts to fade in importance from his own life and becomes identified with its fictional use Some things never change That in Aleppo Once has a passage about refugees two women and a child trying to dig a grave with a stick and their hands to bury the father or grandfather who had been accompanying them There are butterflies of course The Aurelian is a tragic story of a man who owns a shop for butterfly collectors and spends his entire life dreaming of an exotic trip to collect specimensThese pieces are from the late 1930 s to the late 1950 s when the author was in Berlin and Paris then Boston Wellesley College and then Ithaca Cornell As always with Nabokov you need your dictionary at hand or on line For example within a few pages I looked up ecchymotic susurrus and entoptic uite a mixture but all in all good stories well worth reading

DOWNLOAD Ñ FUTBOLENTRELINEAS.CO Ã Vladimir NabokovNabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏

REVIEW Ò Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ DOWNLOAD Ñ FUTBOLENTRELINEAS.CO Ã Vladimir Nabokov REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ D in Nine StoriesAll were later reprinted within The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov Spring in Fialta Forgotten poet First love Signs and symbols Assistant p. More than anything else Nabokov writes about words His best work balances gracefully the referential and other functions of language so that the text is both a world in itself with puns ironies bot mots and so on and a window to the fictional world it describes with characters feelings other ironies and the likeThat s an oversimplification I know but the point is this in reading these stories I felt like the text was opaue Each piece was lovely in itself but that very loveliness obscured its point The thing made a better door than windowOnce in a while a passage would resolve itself into a unit of meaning and invariably that meaning was profoundly beautiful hence the three stars But then it would fade as suddenly as it had appeared technical prowess replacing aesthetic vision as the author s most salient characteristic Fans of Classical music think of a cadenza in a Mozart concertoOverall then while I imagine that annotating this book would be a delightful exercise reading it was something else altogether Buried Mountain Secrets know but the point is this in reading these stories I felt like the text was opaue Each piece was lovely in itself but that very loveliness obscured its point The thing made a better door than windowOnce in a while a passage would resolve itself into a unit of meaning and invariably that meaning was profoundly beautiful hence the three stars But then it would fade as suddenly as it had appeared technical prowess replacing aesthetic vision as the author s most salient characteristic Fans of Classical music think of a cadenza in a Mozart concertoOverall then while I imagine that annotating this book would be a delightful exercise reading it was something else altogether

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REVIEW Ò Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ DOWNLOAD Ñ FUTBOLENTRELINEAS.CO Ã Vladimir Nabokov REVIEW Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏ Roducer Aurelian Cloud castle lake Conversation piece 1945 That in Aleppo once Time and ebb Scenes from the life of a double monster Mademoiselle O Lance. Though I found it a little bit hard for me maybe cause I m not that into drama this much but it was fun to read and to explore Nabokov s world Maybe I d give it another shot some other time

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  • Nabokov's Dozen A Collection of Thirteen Stories‏
  • Vladimir Nabokov
  • English
  • 02 April 2020
  • 9780385191173