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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: Véra Evseyevna Slonim


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

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1. Lolita (1962)
Rating:
7.3
1170 Watched
2. Lolita (1997)
Rating:
6.7
572 Watched
Rating:
6.7
19 Watched
4. Despair (1978)
Rating:
7.5
17 Watched
Rating:
9
4 want to see







Books


Rating:
8.1
216 want this
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8.6
30 own
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8.3
28 own
4. Pale Fire (1989)
Rating:
8.7
16 own
5. Lolita (2005)
Rating:
8.9
12 own







Movies


1. Chess Fever (1925)
Rating:
7.4
10 Watched







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"“Look at the masterpiece, and not at the frame — and not at the faces of other people looking at the frame.”"


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"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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"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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