Vladimir Nabokov : the American years

by Brian Boyd

Paper Book, 1991

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Available

Publication

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

Description

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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