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King, queen, knave : a novel

Author: Набоков, Владимир Владимирович, 1899-1977. ; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Dmitri Nabokov
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : McGraw-Hill Book Company, [1968] ©1968
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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The novel is the story of Dreyer, a wealthy and boisterous proprietor of a men's clothing emporium store. Ruddy, self-satisfied, and thoroughly masculine, he is perfectly repugnant to his exquisite but cold middle-class wife Martha. Attracted to his money but repelled by his oblivious passion, she longs for their nephew instead, the myopic Franz. Newly arrived in Berlin, Franz soon repays his uncle's condescension  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
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Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
King, queen, knave.
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1968]
(OCoLC)570661251
Online version:
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
King, queen, knave.
New York : McGraw-Hill, [1968]
(OCoLC)607664700
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Набоков, Владимир Владимирович, 1899-1977. ; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Dmitri Nabokov
OCLC Number: 321209
Description: xi, 272 pages ; 22 cm
Other Titles: Korolʹ, dama, valet.
Responsibility: Vladimir Nabokov ; translated by Dmitri Nabokov in collaboration with the author.

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The novel is the story of Dreyer, a wealthy and boisterous proprietor of a men's clothing emporium store. Ruddy, self-satisfied, and thoroughly masculine, he is perfectly repugnant to his exquisite but cold middle-class wife Martha. Attracted to his money but repelled by his oblivious passion, she longs for their nephew instead, the myopic Franz. Newly arrived in Berlin, Franz soon repays his uncle's condescension in his aunt's bed.

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