Vladimir Nabokov: The American Years

Author(s): Brian Boyd

Literary biography

The author of this book is the first writer to be granted access to the Nabokov archives and his research over the last ten years has taken him from New Zealand to the USSR, Europe and Canada. In this book, Boyd describes Nabokov's grief at having to abandon the Russian language and also his relief at finally finding a home in America after years of exile. This book is the third in a series of books on the life and work of Vladimir Nabokov, the previous books being Vladimir Nabokov: The Russian Years and Nabokov's Ada: The Place of Consciousness.

Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780701137014
  • : Chatto & Windus
  • : Chatto & Windus
  • : January 1992
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  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Brian Boyd
  • : Hardback
  • : very good
  • : 783