Speak, Memory (Everyman's Library)

Speak, Memory (Everyman's Library)

Vladimir Nabokov


 

From one of many twentieth century's nice writers comes one of many best autobiographies of our time. Speak, Memory was once first released by means of Vladimir Nabokov in 1951 as Conclusive Evidence after which assiduously revised and republished in 1966. The Everyman's Library variation contains, for the 1st time, the formerly unpublished "Chapter 16"–the most vital unpublished piece of writing via the grasp, newly published by means of the Nabokov estate–which supplied a unprecedented perception into Speak, Memory.

 

Nabokov's memoir is a relocating account of a loving, civilized relations, of adolescent awakenings, flight from Bolshevik terror, schooling in England, and émigré lifestyles in Paris and Berlin. The Nabokovs have been eccentric, liberal aristocrats, who lived a existence immersed in politics and literature on the best option state estates until eventually their international used to be swept away by way of the Russian revolution while the writer used to be eighteen years outdated. Speak, Memory vividly inspires a vanished earlier within the inimitable prose of Nabokov at his best.

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