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Details of a Sunset andother stories

Vladimir Nabokov

Details of a Sunset andother stories

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Published by Penguin in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementVladimir Nabokov.
SeriesPenguin Twentieth Century Classics
The Physical Object
Pagination179p. ;
Number of Pages179
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16559256M
ISBN 100140187332


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Details of a Sunset andother stories by Vladimir Nabokov Download PDF EPUB FB2

The stories were translated with these volumes in mind, and to break up their order is to risk destroying Nabokov's carefully calculated voice. The stories in 'Details of a Sunset', written between andmostly centre on the Russian emigre experience in Berlin Nabokov himself was living, as he struggled to write his first by: 6.

the stories were translated with these volumes in mind, and to break up their order is to risk destroying Nabokov's carefully calculated voice. The stories in 'Details of a Sunset', written between andmostly centre on the Russian emigre experience in Berlin Nabokov himself was living, as he struggled to write his first novels.4/5(1).

Details of a Sunset & Other Stories book. Read 28 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Details of a sunset --Bad day --Orache --Ret /5. Details of a Sunset: And Other Stories (Penguin Twentieth Century Classics S.) Nabokov, Dmitri; Nabokov, Vladimir Published by Penguin Classics ()/5().

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Details of a sunsetA bad dayOracheThe return of ChorbThe passengerA letter that never reached RussiaA guide to BerlinThe doorbellThe thunderstormThe reunionA slice of lifeChristmasA busy man. Everything, every trifle will be valuable and meaningful" as someone's "future recollection"—this line is a validation for many of these thirteen stories written between and for various Russian emigre publications.

It comes from one of the most fragmentary ones, "A Guide to Berlin," which Nabokov, in one of his prefatory annotations, describes as the "trickiest", although it could Author: Vladimir Nabokov. Editions for Details of a Sunset & Other Stories: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Hardcover publishe Cited by: 1.

Details of a Sunset is the thirtieth volume in the long line of Vladimir Nabokov ’s writing. Like its predecessor of last year, Tyrants Destroyed, this is a collection of short stories.

Details of a Sunset and Other Stories $ 1 in stock. Buy Now. SKU: Category: Used Book. Share on Twitter; Share on Facebook; Pin this product; Share via Email; Description Reviews (0) Description. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition.

All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. The spine may show signs of. the stories were translated with these volumes in mind, and to break up their order is to risk destroying Nabokov's carefully calculated stories in 'Details of a Sunset', written between andmostly centre on the Russian emigre experience in Berlin Nabokov himself was living, as he struggled to write his first novels.4/5(1).

Details of a Sunset by Vladimir Nabokov,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. Details of a Sunset: And Other Stories. ( ratings by. Details of a Sunset and Other Stories is a collection of thirteen short stories by Vladimir Nabokov.

All were written in Russian by Nabokov between and as an expatriate in Berlin, Paris, and Riga and published individually in the emigre press at that time later to be translated into English by him and his son, Dmitri Nabokov.

The collection was published with a foreword by the author in Details: ISBN: ; ISBN ; Pages: ; Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies; Published: ; Language: Russian; Alibris ID: ; Shipping Options: Standard Shipping: $; Choose your shipping method in Checkout. Costs may vary based on destination.

Seller's Description: Good. Details of a sunset and other stories by Nabokov, Range: $ - $ Details of a Sunset and Other Stories is a collection of thirteen short stories by Vladimir were written in Russian by Nabokov between and as an expatriate in Berlin, Paris, and Riga and published individually in the emigre press at that time later to be translated into English by him and his son, Dmitri collection was published with a foreword by the author.

03 – Details of a Sunset a critical examination of Nabokov’s collected stories Death by vehicular locomotion is also introduced at the crux of ‘Details of a Sunset’ (June ), written shortly after Nabokov’s first story.

Details of a Sunset (Russian: Катастрофа, Katastrofa, transl. "Catastrophe") is a short story by Vladimir Nabokov written in Russian under his pen name Vladimir Sirin in Berlin in Summary. A man, Mark Standfuss, celebrates his love for his "russet-haired" fiancé, Klara. Details of a Sunset: And Other Stories by Nabokov, Vladimir Seller Arundel Books of Seattle Published Condition Very Good Edition First Edition ISBN Item Price $.

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Details of a Sunset: And Other Stories by Nabokov, Vladimir. You are being redirected. Details of a Sunset and Other Stories (Vladimir Nabokov) Detroit: An American Autopsy (Charlie Leduff) The Devil (Leo Tolstoy) Books You'll Never Brag About Having Read. Amazon Poster Top Books. 1, Reading Bucket List 3, The hero of "Details of a Sunset" muses, "Oh, how happy I am how everything around celebrates my happiness," and that of "The Thunderstorm" falls asleep "exhausted by the happiness of my day." All this from a writer who had recently lost his homeland, his fortune and his father, shot on a Berlin stage when Vladimir was 22 years old.

This is a list of every Russian novel, non-fiction book, short story collection, and play I've read. I've spent a lot of time with Fyodor Dostoevsky and Vladimir Nabokov Details of a Sunset and Other Stories (Vladimir Nabokov) The Double (Fyodor Dostoyevsky) The Enchanter (Vladimir Nabokov) The Eternal Husband and Other Stories.

Vladimir Nabokov's new collection of his old stories, “Details of a Sunset” (‐), is much concerned with different kinds of loss—exile, failure of romantic love and family love.

the. Fiction Winner. John Gardner, October Light (Knopf) Fiction Finalists. Renata Adler, Speedboat (Random) Vladimir Nabokov, Details of a Sunset and Other Stories (McGraw-Hill) Cynthia Ozick, Bloodshed and Three Novellas (Knopf) Richard Yates, The Easter Parade (Delacorte) General Nonfiction Winner.

Maxine Hong Kingston, The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts (Knopf). Nine Stories, Vesna v Fial'te, i Drugie Rasskazy, Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories, (published in paperback as Spring in Fialta, ) Nabokov's Quartet, A Russian Beauty and Other Stories, Tyrants Destroyed and Other Stroies, Details of a Sunset and Other Stories, Poetry.

Poems,   Analysis of Vladimir Nabokov’s Novels By Nasrullah Mambrol on J • (4). InVladeslav Khodasevich, an émigré poet and champion of “V. Sirin’s” work, wrote, “Sirin [Nabokov] proves for the most part to be an artist of form, of the writer’s device, and not only in that sense of which his writing is distinguished by exceptional diversity, complexity.

Spring. In publishing, if not always in life, spring runs from March through May. Herewith some highlights of the spring season; the emphasis, admittedly, is on “name” writers or books. Details of a Sunset and Other Stories.

by Vladimir Nabokov. McGraw-Hill, pp., $ Vladimir Nabokov; drawing by David Levine. Buy Print Best of The New York Review, plus books, events, and other items of interest. Email * Interests.

News about upcoming issues, contributors, special events, online features, and more. A Verdadeira Vida de Sebastian Knight é o primeiro romance em inglês por Vladimir Nabokov, escrito do final de para início dee publicado em por New Directions Publishing. Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov (Russian: Влади́мир Влади́мирович Набо́ков; 23 April [O.S.

10 April] c – 2 July ) was a multilingual Russian-American novelist and short story writer. "Signs and Symbols" is a short story by Vladimir Nabokov, written in English and first published, in The New Yorker and then in Nabokov's Dozen ( Doubleday & Company, Garden City, New York).

In The New Yorker, the story was published under the title "Symbols and Signs", a decision by the editor Katharine v returned the title to his original "Signs and Symbols. The New York Times Book Review of Details of a Sunset and Other Stories, the English collection which included "Chorb." This is a great review to help you think about the way Nabokov arranged his short stories in four English publications in the seventies.

He did so carefully and with consideration to style and thematic consistency. His other books include Ada or Ardor (), Laughter in the Dark (), Pale Fire (), the short story collection Details of a Sunset () and Lolita (), his 4/5(3).

Shaken and Stirred is an enticing literary cocktail of stories about drinking and making merry by great writers from the past two centuries. In this lively collection, wine snobs receive their comeuppances at the hands of Roald Dahl and Edgar Allan Poe; innocents overimbibe in tales by Jack London and Alice Munro; riotous partying exacts a comic price in stories by P.

Wodehouse and Kingsley. Translated by Michael Scammell in collaboration with the author. New York: Capricorn Books, Despair, a novel. Translated by the author. New York: Paragon Books, Details of a Sunset and Other Stories, a collection of stories.

Translated by the author. The controversial ‘Lolita’, written inspawned two film adaptations, one musical, four stage-plays, one completed opera and two ballets.

It was also listed on Time’s list of ‘ best English-language novels from to ’ and ‘ Best Novels of the 20th Century and Best Books of All Time’.

From the writer who shocked and delighted the world with his novels Lolita, Pale Fire, and Ada, or Ardor, and so many others, comes a magnificent collection of n between the s and s, these sixty-five tales--eleven of which have been translated into English for the first time--display all the shades of Nabokov's imagination.

2 volumes, N0. of sets. Signed by thye author, Vol. 1 in VG condition; Vol. 2 2" l-shaped teat at foot of spine. DJ's chipped and worn; Vol. 2 DJ has piece missing at. 01 – Nabokov’s Stories – Introduction; 02 – A Matter of Chance; 03 – Details of a Sunset; 04 – The Thunderstorm; 05 – Bachmann; 06 – Christmas; 07 – A Letter that Never Reached Russia; 08 – The Return of Chorb; 09 – A Guide to Berlin; 10 – A Nursery Tale; 11 –.

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My sense is that the millions of readers who cherish Conroy's work won't be at all.Details of a sunset and other stories / by: Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, Published: () Lewis Grassic Gibbon's Sunset song / by: Cording, Alastair.