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Laughter in the Dark
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Laughter in the Dark (Paperback)

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'Berlin-west, a morning in May.'



An aspiring young Berlin actress turns the tables on her lustful middle-aged admirer, in Nabokov's deadpan, deliciously cruel story of hopeless infatuation and horribly inventive revenge.

Fiction & PoetryClassic fiction pre 1945History & PoliticsPolitics & government Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd Publication Date: 03/11/2016 ISBN-13: 9780241261248  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), born in St Petersburg, exiled in Cambridge, Berlin, and Paris, became the greatest Russian writer of the first half of the twentieth century. Fleeing to the US with his family in 1940, he then became the greatest writer in English of the second half of the century, and even 'God's own novelist' (William Deresiewicz). He lived in Europe from 1959 onwards, and died in Montreux, Switzerland. All his major works - novels, stories, an autobiography, poems, plays, lectures, essays and reviews - are published in Penguin Modern Classics.

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