Glory by Vladimir Nabokov


From the author of Lolita and Ada

Glory is the wryly ironic story of Martin Edelweiss, a twenty-two-year-old Russian émigré of no account, who is in love with a girl who refuses to marry him.  Convinced that his life is about to be wasted and hoping to impress his love, he embarks on a “perilous, daredevil project”–an illegal attempt to re-enter the Soviet Union, from which he and his mother had fled in 1919.  He succeeds–but at a terrible cost.

Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin, was a Russian-American novelist, poet, translator, and entomologist. Born in Imperial Russia in 1899, Nabokov wrote his first nine novels in Russian while living in Berlin, where he met his wife.

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An ex- library, hardcover edition with maroon boards, gilt lettering and unclipped, illustrated dust cover. There is a blue ink stamp on the inside front page, on the title page, on page 205 and on the inside back page. The dust jacket has some staining and rubbing and wear along the edges. There is stain on the boards at the bottom edge near the spine. There is some foxing and toning but the text is clear and legible. Now in a protective plastic cover to protect from damage.

Publisher: McGraw Hill International, Inc., Great Britain.

Publication Date: 1972.

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