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A Russian Beauty and Other Stories

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Language  English
Pages  268
Dewey Decimal  891.7/3/42
Originally published  1973
Page count  268
OCLC  447413
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Publication date  1973
ISBN  0-07-045735-2
LC Class  PZ3.N121 Ru PG3476.N3
Author  Vladimir Nabokov
Publisher  McGraw-Hill Education
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Translators  Dmitri Nabokov, Vladimir Nabokov, Simon Karlinsky
Similar  Vladimir Nabokov books, Other books

A Russian Beauty and Other Stories is a collection of thirteen short stories by Vladimir Nabokov. All were written in Russian by Nabokov between 1923 and 1940 as an expatriate in Berlin, Paris, and other places in western Europe. They appeared individually in the Russian émigré press. Subsequently, they were translated into English by him and his son, Dmitri Nabokov but for the first story which was translated by Simon Karlinsky. The collection was published in 1973.

Stories included

  • "A Russian Beauty"
  • "The Leonardo"
  • "Torpid Smoke"
  • "Breaking the News"
  • "Lips to Lips"
  • "A Visit to the Museum"
  • "An Affair of Honor"
  • "Terra Incognita"
  • "A dashing Fellow"
  • "Ultima Thule"
  • "Solus Rex"
  • "The Potato Elf"
  • "The Circle"
  • References

    A Russian Beauty and Other Stories Wikipedia


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