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The Eye

The Eye

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

  • Format: Trade Paperback, 128 pages
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  • Publisher: Vintage
  • On Sale: September 5, 1990
  • Price: $15.00
  • ISBN: 978-0-679-72723-1 (0-679-72723-X)
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Nabokov's fourth novel, The Eye is as much a farcical detective story as it is a profoundly refractive tale about the vicissitudes of identities and appearances. Nabokov's protagonist, Smurov, is a lovelorn, excruciatingly self-conscious Russian émigré living in prewar Berlin, who commits suicide after being humiliated by a jealous husband, only to suffer even greater indignities in the afterlife.