The Magician's Doubts
Obz Books. Literary Criticism.
Paperback. English. Pimlico. 1995. Used. As a child in Russia, Vladimir Nabokov enjoyed conjuring: "I loved doing simple tricks--turning water into wine, that kind of thing." In this engrossing book Michael Wood explores the blend of arrogance and mischief that makes Nabokov such a fascinating and elusive master of fiction.