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Przejrzystość rzeczy - Ariadna Demkowska-Bohdziewicz, Vladimir Nabokov
Przejrzystość rzeczy
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9788306007114 (8306007115)
Publisher: Państwowy Instytut Wydawniczy
Pages no: 118
Edition language: Polski
Category:
Contemporary
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tsantsara
tsantsara rated it
4.0 Umieranie. Reportaż literacki
Późna twórczość dobrego autora może się realizować różnie - w dojrzałym języku, jak u Myśliwskiego, lub w dojrzałej formie powieści, jak tutaj u Nabokowa (powieść ukazała się w 1972 roku, pięć lat przed śmiercią autora). Nabokow z wyraźnie widoczną radością bawi się formą i sposobem prowadzenia narr...
philoSophie
philoSophie rated it
3.0 Transparent Things
This is, I believe, it: not the crude anguish of physical death but the incomparable pangs of the mysterious mental maneuver needed to pass from one state of being to another.
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.0
Transparent ThingsFraudio> rosado> Read by Christopher Lane. pub 1972summer 2013tbr busting 2013short story (105 pages)> murder and madnesstongue in cheeksleazy> paedophillic undertones againfrom wiki: This short novel tells the story of Hugh Person, a young American editor, and the memory of his fo...
All the World's a Page
All the World's a Page rated it
3.0
Following his longest novelistic work, Ada, Nabokov gave us his smallest, Transparent Things: a miniature Fabergé egg of a novel, highly ornamental, highly sophisticated in design, but with an elegant simplicity. Within this ovoid coruscation of Nabokovian bravura and prosodic flourish, is a jeweled...
Manny Rayner's book reviews
Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it
2.0
As a resident of Geneva, I think of this book whenever I see a "No Dogs" sign. The French text says CHIENS INTERDITS... but, as Nabokov asks, why exactly should it be illegal to cross a poodle with a dachshund? And his comments on the sad decline of Swiss hot chocolate are all too true. Note to unwa...
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