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DOWNLOAD ✓ Collected Stories Û A man at his desk is interrupted by the appearance of a woodland elf in his room; the piano maestro Bachmann ends his career; a barber shaves the face of a man who once tortured him; a shy dreamer makes a deal with the Devil In these sixty five stories of magic and melancholy Nabokov displays an astonishing range of iCtion displays Nabokov's astonishing range of technical and formal inventiveness the dazzling sleight of hand fanciful fairy tales ingenious puzzles enchanting vignettes and haunting melancholic narratives full of disturbing ambiguitie. As is typical with collections that encompass someone's entire career some of these are better than others He can get just a little too caught up in his cleverness at times so that it's almost condescending to his readers However there's no denying that the man can turn a phrase and some of his stories are as delicately beautiful and precious as the wings of those butterflies he loves so much I recommend cherry picking Sounds La Veneziana A Bad Day A Russian Beauty and First Love

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A man at his desk is interrupted by the appearance of a woodland elf in his room; the piano maestro Bachmann ends his career; a barber shaves the face of a man who once tortured him; a shy dreamer makes a deal with the Devil In these s. Nabakov is a master of the form Although I've read a couple of his novels I will definitely track down a few

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Collected StoriesIxty five stories of magic and melancholy Nabokov displays an astonishing range of inventiveness with dazzling sleight of hand fantastical fairy tales intellectual games and enchanting glimpses into lives of ambiguity and lossThe colle. enjoyed