The Unreal Life of Sergey Nabokov

The Unreal Life of Sergey Nabokov

A Novel

Book - 2011
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An extensive look at the life of Sergey Vladimirovich Nabokov, the gay brother of the famed Russian author of classics like Lolita (Penguin, 1955). In spite of serving as the basis for numerous gay characters in Vladimir's fiction, he was a lifelong embarrassment to his elder sibling. Russell's well-researched novel explores this tense fraternal relationship, beginning with their childhood, when the Nabokov family were forced to flee Russia during the Revolution. Sergey's story provides an important window into both the Nabokov family and the gay experience.
Publisher: Berkeley, CA : Cleis Press, [2011]
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781573447195
Branch Call Number: RUS
Characteristics: 381 pages ; 21 cm

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