Written in mischievous and magically flowing prose by the acclaimed author of Lolita and Pale Fire, Ada or Ardor is a romance that follows Ada from her first childhood meeting with Van Veen on his uncle's country estate, in a 'dream-bright' America, through eighty years of rapture, as they cross continents, are continually parted and reunited, come to learn the strange truth about their singular relationship and, decades later, put their extraordinary experiences into words.Part of a major new beautiful hardback series of Vladimir Nabokov's work in Penguin Classics.Biographie de l'auteur :
Vladimir Nabokov was born in 1899 in St Petersburg. He wrote his first literary works in Russian, but rose to international prominence as a masterly prose stylist for the novels he composed in English, most famously, Lolita. Between 1923 and 1940 he published novels, short stories, plays, poems and translations in the Russian language and established himself as one of the most outstanding Russian émigré writers. He died in 1977.
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Description du livre Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1990. Trade Paperback. État : Good. Softcover with some creasing/rubbing & sunning, still sound & okay overall. N° de réf. du libraire 911238n
Description du livre Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 1990. État : As New. New Ed. N/A. Ships from the UK. Book in almost Brand New condition. N° de réf. du libraire GRP95593100
Description du livre Penguin Twentieth Century Classics, London, 1991. Soft cover. État : Good. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Binding tight, no inscription or other written mark, well used, covers worn, corners curled, tan. We post daily Mon-Sat. N° de réf. du libraire 005803