A Chilling Story Of Obsession And Madness Luzhin, A Distracted, Withdrawn Boy, Takes Up Chess As A Refuge From Everyday Life As He Rises To The Heights Of Grandmaster, The Game Of Chess Gradually Supplants The World Of Reality As He Moves Inexorably Towards Madness
.Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin, was a Russian American novelist Nabokov wrote his first nine novels in Russian, then rose to international prominence as a master English prose stylist He also made significant contributions to lepidoptery, and had a big interest in chess problems.Nabokov s Lolita 1955 is frequently cited as his most important novel, and is at any rate his most widely known one, exhibiting the love of intricate wordplay and descriptive detail that characterized all his works.Lolita was ranked fourth in the list of the Modern Library 100 Best Novels Pale Fire 1962 was ranked 53rd on the same list, and his memoir, Speak, Memory 1951 , was listed eighth on the publisher s list of the 20th century s greatest nonfiction He was also a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction seven times.
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- Защита Лужина
- Vladimir Nabokov
- 07 July 2019 Vladimir Nabokov