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"I shall never regret Lolita. She was like the composition of a beautiful puzzle": First edition of Vladimir Nabokov's Strong Opinions
Item Number: 89085
London: Weidenfeld and Nicolcon, 1974.
First British edition of Nabokovs first collection of public prose, interviews, and articles. Octavo, original cloth. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Back cover photograph by Philippe Halsman.
Russian-American novelist Vladimir Putin wrote his first nine novels in Russian, but he achieved international prominence after he began writing English prose. In Strong Opinions, Nabokov offers his penetrating, witty, and always engaging views on everything from the Russian Revolution to the correct pronunciation of Lolita.