Pale Fire (MP3 CD)

By Vladimir Nabokov, Mark Vietor (Performed by), Robert Blumenfeld (Performed by)

Brilliance Audio, 9781441872791

Publication Date: November 20, 2010

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (10/1/2011)
Paperback (4/23/1989)
Hardcover (3/10/1992)
Compact Disc (12/1/2013)
MP3 CD (8/4/2015)
Compact Disc (11/20/2010)
Compact Disc (11/1/2010)
MP3 CD (11/1/2010)
Paperback (5/1/2010)
Pre-Recorded Audio Player (11/20/2010)
MP3 CD (12/1/2013)

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Description

In Pale Fire, Nabokov offers a cornucopia of deceptive pleasures: a 999-line poem by the reclusive genius John Shade; an adoring foreword and commentary by Shade's self-styled Boswell, Dr. Charles Kinbote; a darkly comic novel of suspense, literary idolatry, one-upmanship, and political intrigue. This centaur work, half poem, half prose is a creation of perfect beauty, symmetry, strangeness, originality and moral truth. Pretending to be a curio, it cannot disguise the fact that it is one of the great works of art of this century. Mary McCarthy.