The Original of Laura (Dying Is Fun)

The Original of Laura (Dying Is Fun)

Book - 2009
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Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780307592750
0307592758
9780307271891
0307271897
Branch Call Number: FIC Nabo
Characteristics: xxi, 278 p. : ill., port. ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Nabokov, Dmitri
Alternative Title: Dying is fun

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Nabokov left express intentions that any unfinished work should be destroyed upon his death. Following his passing in 1977, this book wasn’t destroyed but held in a bank vault until his son decided to publish it in 2009.


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dmdavidove Aug 30, 2011

Highly recommended. Read the reviews (by hitting Reviews tab) and you'll see why (as what the reviewers say pretty much expresses my thoughts and feelings about this work).

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lilwordworm
Mar 11, 2011

I like Lolita a lot. That is the only reason why I read this. I thought this was a total waste of time, and a money grab. It is just a series of postcards and incomplete thoughts. It is one thing to invite an imaginative audience, but another to published unfinished works to get some cash from your dead Dad.

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