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Letters to Véra

Author: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Olʹga Voronina; Brian Boyd
Publisher: London : Penguin Classics, 2014. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
No marriage of a major twentieth-century writer lasted longer than Vladimir Nabokov's. Vera Slonim shared his delight at the enchantment of life's trifles and literature's treasures, and he rated her as having the best and quickest sense of humour of any woman he had met. From their meeting in 1921, Vladimir's letters to his beloved Vera form a narrative arc that tells a forty-six year-long love story, and they are  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Personal correspondence
Named Person: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vera Nabokova; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Vera Nabokova
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; Olʹga Voronina; Brian Boyd
ISBN: 9780141192239 0141192232
OCLC Number: 876285295
Language Note: Translated from the Russian.
Description: lxi, 797 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: Vladimir Nabokov ; translated and edited by Olga Voronina and Brian Boyd.


Awarded as the Guardian Books of the Year 2014, this title tells a forty-six year-long love story.  Read more...


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[These] letters contain some of the most moving passages he would ever write, full of alternately impressionistic and exquisitely detailed glimpses at the world around him, which he portrays as Read more...

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