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Add This - Transparent Things

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

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: October 23, 1989
  • Price: $13.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-72541-1 (0-679-72541-5)
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"Transparent Things revolves around the four visits of the hero, Hugh Person, to Switzerland...As a young publisher, Hugh is sent to interview R., but falls in love with Armande on the way, wrests her from a grinning Scandinavian and returns to NY with his bride...Eight years later...Hugh makes a lone sentimental journey to wheedle out his past...The several strands of dream, memory, and time [are] set off against the literary theorizing of R. and, more centrally, against the world of observable objects."--Martin Amis