The Real Life of Sebastian Knight

The Real Life of Sebastian Knight

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by Vladimir Nabokov
     
 

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Spurred on by admiration for his novelist half-brother and irritation at the biography written about him by Mr Goodman ('his slapdash and very misleading book'), the narrator, V, sets out to record Sebastian Knight's life as he understands it.See more details below

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Spurred on by admiration for his novelist half-brother and irritation at the biography written about him by Mr Goodman ('his slapdash and very misleading book'), the narrator, V, sets out to record Sebastian Knight's life as he understands it.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
In this novel, first published in 1959, a man plumbs the life of the writer who was his half brother. (Feb.)

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ISBN-13:
9780811203272
Publisher:
New Directions Publishing Corporation
Publication date:
01/28/1959
Product dimensions:
5.70(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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