“Michael Maar has mastered the art of deciphering Nabokov’s books.”—
“In this brilliant book on the life and work of Vladimir Nabokov, Michael Maar once more proves himself to be a literary detective.”—Weltwoche
“Bravely locates itself outside the mainstream of Nabokov studies by going into territory neither Nabokov nor Nabokov loyalists would approve.”—Eric Naiman, Slavic Review
About the Author
has taught at Stanford University and is a member of two German academies. A leading literary critic, he now lives in Berlin.