The Eye

The Eye

Book - 1990
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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.
Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1990
Edition: 1st Vintage international ed
ISBN: 9780679727231
067972723X
Characteristics: 104 p. ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Sogli︠a︡dataĭ

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