|Breaking the News (1935) [Short Story]|
by Vladimir Nabokov
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(IBList user synopsis):
Everyone has heard about the tragic death of the nearly deaf widow's son, but no one can successfully tell her the news.
Included in the collection A Russian Beauty and Other Stories.
Original title: Оповещение [Opoveshchenie]
Genre: Fiction→ General Fiction
This work is a subwork of the following works :
Russian Beauty and Other Stories, a (1973) [Collection]
Author: Vladimir Nabokov
- Nabokov would revisit this theme in a story written in English, "Signs and Symbols," in 1948.