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Vladimir Nabokov
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Birth Name: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov

Born: 23 April 1899 Died: 2 July 1977

Country of origin: Russian Federation

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: VĂ©ra Evseyevna Slonim


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Russian (4), Professor (2), Novelist (2), Married (1), Male (1), U (1), Lolita (1), Playwright (1), Poet (1), Translator (1), 07 (1), Lepidopterist (1), Emigre (1), Classics (1), Died 1977 (1), Born 1899 (1), Russia (1), Short Story Writer (1), Writer (1), Postmodernist (1)

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1. Lolita (1962)
Rating:
7.3
1199 Watched
2. Lolita (1997)
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6.7
590 Watched
Rating:
6.7
21 Watched
4. Despair (1978)
Rating:
7.4
17 Watched
Rating:
7
4 want to see



Books

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1. Lolita (1989)
Rating:
8.1
214 want this
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8.6
31 want this
Rating:
8.3
28 own
4. Pale Fire (1989)
Rating:
8.5
17 own
5. Lolita (2005)
Rating:
8.9
12 own



Movies


1. Chess Fever (1925)
Rating:
7.1
11 Watched



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mika_ added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
50 Favorite Authors (50 person items)

"Ada, or Ardor (10/10) Lolita (10/10) Speak, Memory (10/10) Pale Fire (10/10) Invitation to a Beheading (9/10) Laughter in the Dark (9/10) The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov (9/10) Look at the Harlequins (9/10) Bend Sinister (9/10) The Luzhin Defence (8/10) The Enchanter (8/10) Transparent Things (8/10) Strong Opinions (8/10) Pnin (8/10) The Eye (8/10) Despair (8/10) The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (7/10) Glory (7/10) The Original of Laura (6/10) "


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Letters to dead authors (62 person items)
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Famous people with synesthesia (19 person items)

"According to biographer Brian Boyd and others, Nabokov was a self-described synesthete, who at a young age equated the number five with the color red. For some synesthetes, letters are not simply associated with certain colours, they are themselves coloured. Nabokov frequently endowed his protagonists with a similar gift. In Bend Sinister Krug comments on his perception of the word "loyalty" as being like a golden fork lying out in the sun. In The Defense, Nabokov mentioned briefly how the main"


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