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May 14, 1989
| ISBN 9780679723431
Feb 16, 2011
| ISBN 9780307787668
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May 14, 1989 | ISBN 9780679723431
Feb 16, 2011 | ISBN 9780307787668
Extensively revised by Nabokov in 1965–thirty years after its original publication–Despair is the wickedly inventive and richly derisive story of Hermann, a man who undertakes the perfect crime–his own murder.
Vladimir Nabokov studied French and Russian literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, then lived in Berlin and Paris, writing prolifically in Russian under the pseudonym Sirin. In 1940, he left France for America, where he wrote some of his greatest works—Bend Sinister (1947), Lolita (1955), Pnin (1957),… More about Vladimir Nabokov
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