Terra Incognita

Author: Vladimir Nabokov

  • Penguin
  • Format: ePub eBook
  • Published: 15 Feb 2011
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Synopsis

'The woods were gradually thinning. I was tormented by strange hallucinations.I gazed at the weird tree trunks, around some of which were coiled thick, flesh-coloured snakes; suddenly I thought I saw, between the trunks, as though through my fingers, the mirror of a half-open wardrobe-Ó'

These three stories of menace, magic and melancholy display Vladimir Nabokov's astonishing range and inventiveness. Whether describing an escape across a surreal tropical landscape, a fateful meeting or an unexpected - and threatening - return, each tale shows his dazzling sleight of hand, intellectual playfulness and fantastical imagination.

This book includes Terra Incognita, Spring in Fialta and The Doorbell.

Product details

  • Format: ePub eBook
  • ISBN: 9780141971117
  • Size: 111 x 161mm
  • Pages: 80
  • Published: 15 Feb 2011
  • Publisher: Penguin
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