Despair

£9.99

In this novel, Nabokov takes us into a deranged world dominated by the egotistical and scornful figure of a murderer who thinks himself an artist.

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‘A work of rapture – jolting, hilarious and incredibly racy’ Martin Amis, The Times

Self-satisfied, delighting in the many fascinating quirks of his own personality, Hermann Hermann is perhaps not to be taken too seriously. But then a chance meeting with Felix, a man he believes to be his double, reveals a frightening ‘split’ in Hermann’s nature. Convinced that he has found his doppelg√ɬ§nger, Hermann uses this discovery to weave a money-making plan that leads to disguise, betrayal and eventually murder.

Filled with impudent, startling humour, and dominated by the egotistical and scornful figure of a killer who thinks himself an artist, Despair takes us into a deranged world of doubles and illusions, where nothing is quite as it seems.

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Weight 0.134 kg
Dimensions 19.8 × 12.9 × 0.9 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

162

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

891.7342 (edition:22)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K

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