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Laughter in the dark

Author: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989, ©1965.
Series: Vintage International (Series)
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage international edView all editions and formats
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"Albinus, a respectable, middle-aged man and aspiring filmmaker, abandons his wife for a lover half his age: Margot, who wants to become a movie star herself. When Albinus introduces her to Rex, an American movie producer, disaster ensues. What emerges is an elegantly sardonic and irresistibly ironic novel of desire, deceit, and deception, a curious romance set in the film world of Berlin in the 1930s"--Publisher  Read more...
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Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
Laughter in the dark.
New York : Vintage Books, 1989, ©1965
(OCoLC)619593658
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
ISBN: 0679724508 9780679724506
OCLC Number: 20055811
Notes: Translation of: Kamera obskura.
"Originally published in paperback by New Directions Paperbook, in 1978"--Title page verso.
Description: 292 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Vintage International (Series)
Other Titles: Kamera obskura.
Responsibility: by Vladimir Nabokov.
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"Albinus, a respectable, middle-aged man and aspiring filmmaker, abandons his wife for a lover half his age: Margot, who wants to become a movie star herself. When Albinus introduces her to Rex, an American movie producer, disaster ensues. What emerges is an elegantly sardonic and irresistibly ironic novel of desire, deceit, and deception, a curious romance set in the film world of Berlin in the 1930s"--Publisher description.

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