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Think, Write, Speak: Uncollected Essays, Reviews, Interviews, and Letters to the Editor

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A rich compilation of the previously uncollected Russian and English prose and interviews of one of the twentieth century's greatest writers, edited by Nabokov experts Brian Boyd and Anastasia Tolstoy

"I think like a genius, I write like a distinguished author, and I speak like a child": so Nabokov famously, and infamously, wrote when introducing his 1973 volume of selected
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Hardcover, 576 pages
Published November 12th 2019 by Knopf Publishing Group
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GONZA
Aug 26, 2019 rated it liked it
I have not read all the essays that are collected in this volume, my love for Nabokov is not so big, anyway some of them are remarkables, some other are just the same words (when he does not contradict himself) in a different order. I would recommend this book only to the biggest fan of the author.

Non ho letto tutti i saggi raccolti in questo volume, il mio amore per Nabokov non é cosí grande, ma alcuni sono veramente interessanti, mentre altri sono solo una ripetizione (quando l'autore non si
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Nov 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This new uncollected nabokov is full of rare gems. His essay on Style is one of his best.
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Russian: Владимир Владимирович Набоков .

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin, was a Russian-American novelist. Nabokov wrote his first nine novels in Russian, then rose to international prominence as a master English prose stylist. He also made significant contributions to lepidoptery, and had a big interest in chess problems.

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