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Book Information: Breaking the News

Breaking the News (1935) [Short Story]
by Vladimir Nabokov Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (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]
Original languages: Russian

Quotes:

Genre: FictionGeneral Fiction

This work is a subwork of the following works :
     Russian Beauty and Other Stories, a (1973) [Collection]
      Author: Vladimir Nabokov

Notes:

  • Nabokov would revisit this theme in a story written in English, "Signs and Symbols," in 1948.

Edition #1: Breaking the News

Breaking the News (1935)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Vladimir Nabokov
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