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Think, Write, Speak

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Think, Write, Speak by Vladimir Nabokov
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Nov 12, 2019 | ISBN 9781101874912

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“Nabokov is Nabokov. He dispenses gleaming shards.” —The New York Times Book Review
“Immense fun. . . . Any sensitive reader will linger over the beautiful sentences with which Nabokov enriches even his most casual prose.” —The Washington Post

“The beauty and fascination of his views on literary and other matters rest . . . on his openness to laughter. . . . Nabokov had a lot to laugh about.” —The Spectator
“Now we have the full Nabokovian ex cathedra pronouncements in all their typical vim and vigour.” —The Times Literary Supplement (Best Books of the Year)

“Every interview Nabokov granted was a defense, not only of himself against charges of scandal and obscenity, but also of art, the imagination, and literature itself. He devoted his life to the shiver in the spine that passes from writer to reader, and it’s there that he lives on.” —Financial Times
“The greatest pleasure in reading this book is the impression you get that you’re opening your presents underneath the Christmas tree. . . . Boyd and Tolstoy put together an amazing variety of tidbits. . . . A lovely blend of literary elements and of personal details . . . you feel particular pleasure when you get a glimpse of the man hiding behind the famous writer.” —Transatlantica

“A must-read . . .  Nabokov notices (and is often amused by) everything. . . . Boyd and Tolstoy have brought out a volume that no Nabokov fan can overlook.” —The Post and Courier

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