Invitation to a Beheading - Vladimir Nabokov Reviews
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by - written on 16/08/06 (Very useful, 293 readings)
Despite trying to ensure that I read more outside of my favourite genre, crime fiction, I find it hard to ignore a book that has murder or execution or beheading in the title and so, although this book is not strictly crime fiction, I ended up being drawn to it. I was vaguely aware that Nabokov was the author of Lolita, but having only seen the film, I didnít have much of an idea of the type of writing I could expect. I donít think anything could have prepared me for what I found. This is a highly original book, written in a very intriguing way. The story Cincinnatus is in prison facing a death sentence, although he is not quite sure why he is in prison ... Read the complete review
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