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After a brilliant literary career writing in Russian Vladimir Nabokov immigrated to the United States in and went on to an even more brilliant one in English Between and he wrote the autobiography and eight novels now collected by the em Library of America em in an authoritative three volume set earning a place as one of the greatest writers of America his beloved adopted home br br em The Real Life of Sebastian Knight em the first novel Nabokov wrote in English published a year after he settled in the U S is a tantalizing literary mystery in which a writer s half brother searches to unravel the enigma of the life of a famous author A characteristically cunning play on identity and deception this novel was published in br br em Bend Sinister em Nabokov s most explicitly political novel is the haunting dreamlike story of Adam Krug a quiet philosophy professor caught up in the bureaucratic bungling of a totalitarian police state I am neither a didacticist nor an allegorizer Nabokov affirms in his introduction to the novel but goes on to state There can be distinguished no doubt certain reflections in the glass caused by idiotic and despicable regimes that we all know and that have brushed against me in the course of my life worlds of tyranny and torture of Fascists and Bolshevists of Philistine thinkers and jack booted baboons br br em Speak Memory An Autobiography Revisited em revised Nabokov s dazzling memoir of his childhood in imperial Russia and exile in Europe is central to an understanding of his art With its balance of inner and outer worlds of family chronicle and private fantasy revolutions and butterflies the games of childhood and the disasters of politics the work that Nabokov called a systematically correlated assemblage of personal recollections is a haunting transmutation of life into art I have to make a rapid inventory of the universe I have to have all space and all time participate in my emotion in my mortal love he writes toward the end of the book so that the edge of its mortality is taken off thus helping me to fight the utter degradation ridicule and horror of having developed an infinity of sensation and thought within a finite existence br br The texts of this volume incorporate Nabokov s penciled corrections in his own copies of his works and correct long standing errors They are the most authoritative versions available and have been prepared with the assistance of Dmitri Nabokov the novelist s son Novels & Memoirs 1941–1951: The Real Life of Sebastian Knight / Bend Sinister / Speak, Memory books by Vladimir Nabokov, Brian Boyd