Vladimir Nabokov : the American years

by Brian Boyd

Paper Book, 1991




Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, c1991.


The story of Nabokov's life continues with his arrival in the United States in 1940. He found that supporting himself and his family was not easy--until the astonishing success of Lolita catapulted him to world fame and financial security.

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LibraryThing member timspalding
I know this is non-fiction, and a doorstopper biography to boot. But it is one of the most enjoyable books I've ever read. Boyd does both Nabokov's life and his works exceedingly well.


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