The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
But buried amid the extensive quoting, digressions, seeming explanations and meaningful digs at Mr Goodman, Sebastian's erratic and troubled persona remains as elusive as ever. As does the narrator's. Do they exist or are they an illusion? In the unresolved confusion between the real and unreal there are no answers, for this is a book that defies summing up in its quest for human truth.
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Review: The Real Life of Sebastian KnightUser Review - aidan wm - Goodreads
this is awesome, the total package. all of nabokov's idiosyncrasies are contextualized--the pacing works within the narrative frame, the beautiful prose is serviceable, the eccentric narration is ... Read full review
Review: The Real Life of Sebastian KnightUser Review - Renee - Goodreads
Interesting and quick read. Quite a bit different than Lolita, so I'll certainly have to check out more Nabokov. Particularly liked this passage for some reason, "He wandered on talking to himself ... Read full review