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The original of Laura (Dying is fun)

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A landmark publication of the literary master"s unfinished final work is a fragmented draft as hand-written on 138 index cards that were originally requested for destruction and have been released by his son, in a volume that features removable facsimile reproductions.

Other titlesDying is fun
Statementby Vladimir Nabokov ; edited by Dmitri Nabokov
ContributionsNabokov, Dmitri
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3527.A15 O75 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxxi, 278 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24777678M
ISBN 100307271897
ISBN 139780307271891
LC Control Number2009026357
OCLC/WorldCa310399763

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