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Laughter in the Dark

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

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: December 17, 1989
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-72450-6 (0-679-72450-8)
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Albinus, a respectable, middle-aged man and aspiring filmmaker, abandons his wife for a lover half his age: Margot, who wants to become a movie star herself. When Albinus introduces her to Rex, an American movie producer, disaster ensues. What emerges is an elegantly sardonic and irresistibly ironic novel of desire, deceit, and deception, a curious romance set in the film world of Berlin in the 1930s.

“Nabokov writes prose the only way it should be written that is, a ecstatically.” —John Updike