Laughter in the Dark (Paperback)

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Description


Albinus, a respectable, middle-aged man and aspiring filmmaker, abandons his wife for a lover half his age: Margot, who wants to become a movie star herself. When Albinus introduces her to Rex, an American movie producer, disaster ensues. What emerges is an elegantly sardonic and irresistibly ironic novel of desire, deceit, and deception, a curious romance set in the film world of Berlin in the 1930s.

About the Author


Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born poet, novelist, literary critic, translator, and essayist was awarded the National Medal for Literature for his life's work in 1973. He taught literature at Wellesley, Stanford, Cornell, and Harvard. He is the author of many works including Lolita, Pale Fire, Ada, and Speak, Memory.

Praise For…


"Nabokov writes prose the only way it should be written that is, a ecstatically." -- John Updike

Product Details
ISBN: 9780679724506
ISBN-10: 0679724508
Publisher: Vintage Books
Publication Date: December 17th, 1989
Pages: 304
Language: English