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Pnin

Author: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1989, ©1957.
Series: Vintage international (Series)
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st Vintage international edView all editions and formats
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Pnin is a professor of Russian at an American college who takes the wrong train to deliver a lecture in a language he cannot master. Pnin is a tireless lover who writes to his treacherous Liza: "A genius needs to keep so much in store, and thus cannot offer you the whole of himself as I do." Pnin is the focal point of subtle academic conspiracies he cannot begin to comprehend, yet he stages a faculty party to end  Read more...
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Genre/Form: College stories
Humorous fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
ISBN: 0679723412 9780679723417
OCLC Number: 18985566
Description: 191 pages ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Vintage international (Series)
Responsibility: Vladimir Nabokov.
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Pnin is a professor of Russian at an American college who takes the wrong train to deliver a lecture in a language he cannot master. Pnin is a tireless lover who writes to his treacherous Liza: "A genius needs to keep so much in store, and thus cannot offer you the whole of himself as I do." Pnin is the focal point of subtle academic conspiracies he cannot begin to comprehend, yet he stages a faculty party to end all faculty parties forever.

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