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Laughter in the Dark (1932) [Novel]
by Vladimir Nabokov Rating: Weighted - 8.0 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (4 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

Laughter in the Dark is the story of Albinus Kretschmar—a man married to a woman he does not love, but contented—until the day he meets the beautiful Margot.

In the arms of this scheming sixteen-year-old girl, Albinus finds himself completely helpless—a slave in a world of dreams and desire. He leaves his family and the safe life he has always known to follow Margot from the blinding sun of the Riviera into a land of total darkness...

Original title: Камера Обскура (Kamera Obskura) [Camera Obscura]
Original languages: Russian


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics


  • Also known in English as "Camera Obscura"


Edition #1: Laughter in the Dark

Laughter in the Dark (1932)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Unknown
  • "A remarkable achievement, if not a masterpiece." New York Times
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