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Pnin

Pnin

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Written by Vladimir NabokovAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Vladimir Nabokov

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 208 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: June 18, 1989
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-72341-7 (0-679-72341-2)
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Pnin is a professor of Russian at an American college who takes the wrong train to deliver a lecture in a language he cannot master. Pnin is a tireless lover who writes to his treacherous Liza: "A genius needs to keep so much in store, and thus cannot offer you the whole of himself as I do." Pnin is the focal point of subtle academic conspiracies he cannot begin to comprehend, yet he stages a faculty party to end all faculty parties forever.