The Gift by Vladimir Nabokov

"The Gift" is a novel that tells the story of Fyodor, a Russian émigré living in Berlin, who is struggling to establish himself as a writer. The book explores his life, love, and the process of writing, along with his relationships with his fellow Russian émigrés. The narrative also delves into Fyodor's admiration for his father, a renowned explorer who mysteriously disappeared on an expedition. The novel is a profound examination of the creative process, the expatriate experience, and the power of art.

The 1276th greatest book of all time


Published
1938
Nationality
Russian
Type
Fiction
Pages
300-400
Words
93,750
Original Language
Russian

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