Pale Fire

By Nabokov, Vladimir

Pale Fire (1962) is a novel by Vladimir Nabokov. The novel is presented as a poem titled "Pale Fire" with commentary by a friend of the poet's. Together these elements form a narrative in which both authors are central characters. Pale Fire has spawned a wide variety of interpretations and a large body of written criticism. The Nabokov authority Brian Boyd has called it "Nabokov's most perfect novel".

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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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1994
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San Francisco: The Arion Press, 1994. Limited edition. Arion Press. Two volumes, plus Keepsake. 4to and 12mo; frontispiece profile portrait of Nabokov as a "shade". One of 200 numbered copies, designed and produced by Andrew Hoyem, printed on mouldmade paper. Bound in iridescent purple cloth, with inset gold cloth disks for gilt titling. Fine as issued,… Read more
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1962
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New York: Putnam, 1962. First. hardcover. fine. 315 pages, 8vo, handsomely rebound in full black morocco, gilt-ruled and lettered spine. New York: Putnam's Sons, (1962). First edition. Fine.
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Pale Fire.

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1962
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London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1962. First British edition of this "witty, ironic and complex tour de force" (Hart, 521). Octavo, original black cloth. Fine in a near fine dust jacket that shows light wear. A nice example. "This centaur work, half-poem, half-prose . . . is a creation of perfect beauty, symmetry, strangeness, originality and moral truth. Pretending to… Read more
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1962
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New York: Putnam, 1962. First. hardcover. fine. 315 pages, 8vo, handsomely rebound in 1/2 black morocco, red leather labels, black cloth boards, gilt-ruled and lettered spine. New York: Putnam's Sons, (1962). First edition. Fine.
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Pale Fire

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1962
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. First edition. Fine/Near Fine. Book in Fine condition with gilt to spine and bright red topstain and endpapers. Price clipped jacket retaining First Impression slug to front panel is Near Fine, with a touch of toning to the spine. Small closed tear to bottom of front panel and minor wear to… Read more
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Pale Fire

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1962
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Pale Fire

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1962
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PALE FIRE

by NABOKOV VLADIMIR

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1962
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Pale Fire

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1962
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Pale fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1962
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New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. 1st Edition thus english. Hardcover. Good/Good. 315 Pages With The Index. Hardcover With A Dust Jacket, Not Price, Paper Is Yellow, Dust Jacket Is Creased At The Outer Edges With Small Tears, Not Price Clipped. 1St Edition Stated On The Dust Jacket And At Copyright Page. We ship from Canada.… Read more
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Pale Fire; a Novel

by nabokov, vladimir

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Pale Fire (Everyman's Library Classics & Contemporary Classics)

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1992-03-10
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by Vladimir Nabokov

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Pale Fire [Hardcover] [Jan 01, 1962] NABOKOV, Vladimir

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Pale Fire

by NABOKOV, VLADIMIR

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Berkley Publishing Corporation, New York: 1968. Softcover. Reading copy. Small tear on upper front cover. Virgilia Peterson says it is the wildest, the funniest, and the most earnest. It is like nothing on God's earth. Includes an index. "Nabokov writes prose the only way it should be written, that is, ecstatically." - John Updike
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Pale Fire

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Putnam's Sons. Hardcover. 0297168150 Ist edition, 2nd impression, November 1962, hardback in jacket, 815 pages | sound, square copy free of name, notes etc; heavy foxing/dust discolouration to upper and side text blocks | tired and grubby jacket with significant loss at head of spine (title is missing) | professional booksellers based in the UK | we… Read more
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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1993
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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Pale Fire; Edited by Brian Boyd; illustrated by Jean Holabird

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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2010
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[Berkeley]: Gingko Press, 2010. Two volumes, plus a set of facsimile cards. Wrappers in publisher's deluxe box. Still in original shrinkwrap, fine.
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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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1962
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London: Penguin, 1962. Paperback in good condition. Several marks and scores on covers. Leading corners, edges and spine are worn with one or two bumps. Foxing on page block and pages. Pages are tanned. Binding is intact, contents are clear. AM. Paperback. Good. Used.
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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1962-05-28
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9780399121616
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PALE FIRE

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Everyman's Library London,1992. 8vo. pp. xxiii + 315 Very Good hardcover in very good dust wrapper.
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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1962
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9780425026137
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Berkly Publishing Corporation, 1962. Mass Market Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. At ThriftBooks, our motto is: Read More, Spend Less.Dust jacket quality is not guaranteed.
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Pale Fire (Everyman's Library (Cloth))

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Berkley. Mass Market Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, will have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.
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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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1963
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New York: Lancer Books, 1963. 224pp. NAP. White wrapps slightly discolored. Some spine crease.. Paperback. Very Good. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" Tall.
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Photos Double Page

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1982
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Pale Fire: A Novel

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1989
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9780679723424
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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1962
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9780399121616
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G.P. Putnam 1962 Hardcover Good/ No Jacket Wear to cover and age spots on text block. No extra names or markings inside.
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by Vladimir Nabokov

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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir (Author)

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2000
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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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1970
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Pale Fire

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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1989-04-23
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Pale Fire (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series)

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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1966
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New York: Lancer Books, 1966. Second printing of the first wrappers edition. Pages toned as usual, nearly fine. See Juliar A35.03.
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Pale Fire: A Novel

by Vladimir Nabokov

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9780679723424
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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Pale Fire

by NABOKOV, VLADIMIR

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Vintage Books, New York: 1989. Softcover. Good condition. Virgilia Peterson says it is the wildest, the funniest, and the most earnest. It is like nothing on God's earth. Includes an index. "Nabokov writes prose the only way it should be written, that is, ecstatically." - John Updike ISBN: 0679723420.
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Pale Fire (Everyman's Library classics)

by Vladimir Nabokov

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Pale Fire

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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir (Author)

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Pale Fire

by Vladimir Nabokov

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1989-04-23
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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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1966-01-01
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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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Appointment in Samarra

by John O'Hara

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Pale Fire

by Nabokov, Vladimir

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1963
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Lancer, 1963. Softcover. Near Fine. 1st thus
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