Nabokov's writing is a combination of believable characterizations and rich language.
Any Nabokov novel is far above even the best work of most other authors, and the three novels here, in my opinion, are his three best.
They have put these folk on good paper (acid free) between good boards (quality binding) so something of value will last.
Nabokov was like Conrad, a stranger from a distant land who ended up being among the best stylists in English of their age. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Robert Duncanson
Nabokov's the best of a unique, trans-Atlantic generation. Read Pnin first, Lolita second. This man is a stylist apart from all other prose stylists, but he DOES take getting... Read morePublished 9 months ago by William A. Conelly
Any Nabokov novel is far above even the best work of most other authors, and the three novels here, in my opinion, are his three best. Read morePublished on June 28, 2011 by Dallas Fawson
One must celebrate those plural minds who decided that a Russian exile and cosmopolitan writer could have a home among American classics. Read morePublished on March 7, 2011 by Carlos Franz Thorud
I sent a copy of one of my favorite authors' collections to a very good friend. I had looked for a copy of Pale Fire without luck in used bookstores in the S F Bay Area. Read morePublished on January 15, 2011 by Boots Ellroy
it was a great book and even though the man might be disturbed it is well written and even though its not my normal kind of read i liked itPublished on October 25, 2010 by Shannon Turek