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Prej Vladimir Nabokov

Marrë prej librit “Tregimet e Vladimir Nabokov”, Vintage International, 2006, përgatitur nga Dmitry Nabokov dhe botuar në anglisht.

Dyqani i cigareve i Martin Martiniçit ndodhet në një ndërtesë qosheje. 4,616 more words


Thoughts on Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

I initially began reading the book with the assumption that “Lolita” would be an intriguing, passionate if not psychologically thrilling love story. I would feel fulfilled by the narrator’s obsession with the titular character and learn to understand that love may exist in dark, unknown places. 473 more words


Memoirs from the House of the Dead

I’m not a completist by design and there’s a fair amount of Dostoevsky I’ve never read and never will, but Memoirs from the House of the Dead… 3,013 more words

our existence

the cradle rocks above an abyss, and common sense tells us that our existence is but a brief crack of light between two eternities of darkness.

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Caught Between

Six Riffs on John Banville's The Sea

After his wife’s death, a grief-stricken widower withdraws to the seaside village where he once spent his holidays as a boy. There he ponders his marriage, his childhood, his first love, and his own existence. 2,987 more words

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I looked, and looked...

“I looked and looked at her, and I knew, as clearly as I know that I will die, that I loved her more than anything I had ever seen or imagined on earth.”

(Vladimir Nabokov)