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Letters to Vera

Letters to Vera

Letters to Vera
kategoria: Letters, Diaries, Biographies
autor: Vladimir Nabokov
współautorzy: Olga Voronina Brian Boyd
wydawnictwo: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN / EAN: 9780141192246
język: angielski
data wydania: 4/02/2016
oprawa: miękka
wymiary: 12,6 x 19,8 x 5,3 cm
stron: 864
Letters to Vera
cena:82,70 zł
przewidywany czas sprowadzenia z zagranicy: około 2-4 tygodnie
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No marriage of a major twentieth-century writer lasted longer than Vladimir Nabokov's. Véra 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 Véra form a narrative arc that tells a forty-six year-long love story, and they are memorable in their entirety. Almost always playful, romantic, and pithy, the letters tell us much about the man and the writer; we see that Vladimir observed everything, from animals, faces, speech, and landscapes with genuine fascination.