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Vladimir Nabokov

Birthdate: 10. April 1899
Date of death: 2. July 1977

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov was a Russian-American novelist and entomologist. His first nine novels were in Russian, but he achieved international prominence after he began writing English prose.

Nabokov's Lolita , his most noted novel in English, was ranked fourth in the list of the Modern Library 100 Best Novels; Pale Fire was ranked 53rd on the same list, and his memoir, Speak, Memory , was listed eighth on the publisher's list of the 20th century's greatest nonfiction. He was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction seven times.

Nabokov was an expert lepidopterist and composer of chess problems.

Works

Lolita
Lolita
Vladimir Nabokov
Pale Fire
Pale Fire
Vladimir Nabokov
Strong Opinions
Strong Opinions
Vladimir Nabokov
Speak, Memory
Speak, Memory
Vladimir Nabokov
Bend Sinister
Bend Sinister
Vladimir Nabokov
Lectures on Literature
Lectures on Literature
Vladimir Nabokov
Pnin
Pnin
Vladimir Nabokov
Mary
Mary
Vladimir Nabokov
Laughter in the Dark
Laughter in the Dark
Vladimir Nabokov
Despair
Despair
Vladimir Nabokov
Transparent Things
Vladimir Nabokov

Quotes Vladimir Nabokov

„I am thinking of aurochs and angels, the secret of durable pigments, prophetic sonnets, the refuge of art. And this is the only immortality you and I may share, my Lolita.“

—  Vladimir Nabokov, book Lolita

Source: I'm thinking of aurochs and angels, the secret of durable pigments, prophetic sonnets, the refuge of art, And this is the only immortality that you and I may share, my Lolita.

„And the rest is rust and stardust.“

—  Vladimir Nabokov, book Lolita

Variant: I shall be dumped where the weed decays, And the rest is rust and stardust
Source: Lolita

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„Human life is but a series of footnotes to a vast obscure unfinished masterpiece“

—  Vladimir Nabokov, book Lolita

Variant: Existence is a series of footnotes to a vast, obscure, unfinished masterpiece.
Source: Lolita

„Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetuer adipiscing elit. Etiam egestas wisi a erat. Morbi imperdiet, mauris ac auctor dictum.“

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