New PDF release: Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics)

By Vladimir Nabokov

ISBN-10: 0141181877

ISBN-13: 9780141181875

ISBN-10: 0141197137

ISBN-13: 9780141197135

ISBN-10: 1480541311

ISBN-13: 9781480541313

Written in mischievous and magically flowing prose, this is often Nabokov's 'other' nice love tale; with a few of Lolita's perversity and lots more and plenty extra playfulness. Romance follows Ada and Van from their first formative years assembly via 8 years of rapture, in a ebook that is looked via many to be Nabokov's richest and so much ambitious.

Show description

Read or Download Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics) PDF

Similar classic literary fiction books

New PDF release: Reeds in the Wind

The rugged panorama of Baronia on Sardinia units the scene for this novel of crime, guilt and retribution. This novel provides the tale of the Pintor sisters — from a kin of noble landowners now in decline — their nephew Giacinto, and their servant Efix, who's attempting to make up for a mysterious sin devoted decades ahead of.

The Sing-song Girls of Shanghai (Weatherhead Books on Asia) by Bangqing Han,Eileen Chang,Eva Hung PDF

Wish, advantage, courtesans (also often called sing-song girls), and the denizens of Shanghai's excitement quarters are only the various components that represent Han Bangqing's amazing novel of overdue imperial China. Han's richly textured, panoramic view

Download e-book for kindle: Swinging the Maelstrom: A Critical Edition (Canadian by Malcolm Lowry,Vik Doyen,Patrick A. McCarthy,Paul

Swinging the Maelstrom is the tale of a musician enduring life within the Bellevue psychiatric sanatorium in manhattan. Written in the course of his happiest and such a lot fruitful years, this novella finds the deep therapeutic impression that the idyllic retreat at Dollarton had on Lowry. This long-overdue scholarly variation will let students to interact in a genetic learn of the textual content and reconstruct, step-by-step, the inventive method that constructed from a slightly pessimistic and misanthropic imaginative and prescient of the area as a madhouse (The final deal with, 1936), through the apocalyptic metaphors of a global near to Armageddon (The final tackle, 1939), to an international that, even with all its issues, leaves room for self-irony and humanistic crisis (Swinging the Maelstrom,1942–1944).

New PDF release: The Citizen: by Ann Gomersall (Chawton House Library:

Ann Gomersall’s The Citizen (1790) is an epistolary novel, written over volumes. Gomersall got here out of the service provider category in Leeds and little else is understood approximately her, yet she started writing to elevate money for her service provider husband to re-enter company after he misplaced his funds. this is often the 1st glossy severe variation of Gomersall’s paintings.

Extra resources for Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics)

Example text

Download PDF sample

Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (Penguin Modern Classics) by Vladimir Nabokov

by James

Rated 4.52 of 5 – based on 49 votes