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Photos of the handwritten index cards accompany the text. They are perforated and can be removed and rearranged, as the author likely did when he was writing the novel.
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As Nabokov requested, the flashcards he wrote his initial ideas on for this book should have been destroyed. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Chris Hartgerink
Somewhat disjointed and rough. The theme never came out and seemed to end with no conclusions. It is important that it was published, but only from a curious viewpoint. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jack Oliphant
great book will allways remind me of reihanna jones the laura in my dreams!!!Published 12 months ago by John Chapman
I had been waiting for the ebook edition for a long long time. By all means it's worth it! Now I can read it easily and preserve the hardcover edition on my book shelf -- that's... Read morePublished on February 18, 2013 by Noah Fang
I rather rated the experience of reading this book than the book itself. Took me one evening, and it was fantastic to be in the guts and throes of another author, and such a great... Read morePublished on October 15, 2012 by Ksenia Anske
I can understand the debate and handwringing that have resulted from the publication of this "novel". I also applaud Mr. Dimitri Nabokov for making this publicly available. Read morePublished on April 22, 2012 by ctakim
Nabokov's last unfinished work is about the unfinishedness of art, about the supremacy of art as aesthetic bliss, "that is a sense of being somehow, somewhere, connected with other... Read morePublished on April 18, 2012 by a re-re-reader
After reading several books by Mr. Nabokov, I was very excited to receive and read this book. As with his other novels, the wording and phrasing of the story is beautiful, though... Read morePublished on December 11, 2010 by Hannah