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Writing Quote #51 (Vladimir Nabokov)

“There are three points of view from which a writer can be considered: he may be considered as a storyteller, as a teacher, and as an enchanter. 39 more words


All loveliness is stolen: On inspiration, one more time


All loveliness is stolen

-Vladimir Nabokov



Consider this tale: a cultivated man of middle age looks back on the story of an amour fou, one beginning when, traveling abroad, he takes a room as a lodger.

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On Literature

Reading 'Lolita'

Annabel was, like the writer, of mixed parentage: half-English, half-Dutch, in her case. I remember features far less distinctly today than I did a few years ago, before I knew Lolita. 109 more words

Do Not Be Angry

“Do not be angry with the rain, Mr. Bowie; it simply does not know how to fall upwards.” – Vladimir Nabokov



And then there are days when you read a short story by Nabokov and wonder why you haven’t yet read just about everything this man has written so far. 991 more words

Resenha: Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov

Eu acabei de escrever uma resenha enorme e completa para esse livro, mas quando fui publicar o texto simplesmente sumiu! Portanto, decidir fazer uma versão mais curtinha, mas ainda dando minha opinião sobre o clássico de Vladimir Nabokov. 685 more words


Words that I Love: #16

“Loneliness as a situation can be corrected, but as a state of mind it is an incurable illness.”