Pnin

Pnin is Vladimir Nabokov`s 13th novel and his fourth written in English; it was published in 1957. ==Plot summary== The book`s eponymous protagonist, Timofey Pavlovich Pnin, is a Russian-born professor living in the United States. Pnin, a refugee in his 50s from both Communist Russia and what he calls the `Hitler war`, is an assistant professo...
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Pnin

(from the article `American literature`) ...of exquisitely wrought fiction distinguished by linguistic and formal innovation. Despite their artificiality, his best novels written in ... ...did not again draw so heavily upon his personal experience as he had in Mashenka until his episodic novel about an émigré professor of ...
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