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Book Information: Enchanter, the

Enchanter, the (1939) [Novel]
by Vladimir Nabokov Rating: No votes (Rate!)
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Summary (From the publisher):

The Enchanter is the Ur-Lolita, the precursor to Nabokov's classic novel. At once hilarious and chilling, it tells the story of an outwardly respectable man and his fatal obsession with certain prepubescent girls, whose coltish grace and subconscious coquetry reveal, to his mind, a special bud on the verge of bloom.

Original title: Волшебник (Volshebnik)
Original languages: Russian

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Genre: FictionGeneral FictionLiterary Fiction/classics

Edition #1: The Enchanter

The Enchanter (1986)
Edition Details:

Language: English

Translated by: Dmitri Nabokov
Blurbs:
  • "Nabokov writes prose the only way it should be written, that is, ecstatically." John Updike
  • "Masterly... brilliant." V.S. Pritchett, The New York Times Review of Books
  • "A gem to be appreciated by any admirer of the most graceful and provocative literary craftsmen." Chicago Tribune
  • "One of the best books of the year... [The Enchanter] displays the supple clarity of a master." Boston Globe
  • "Enchanting... sleekly wrought." Newsweek
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ISBN: 0679728864

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