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The Resource The defense : a novel, by Vladimir Nabokov ; translated by Michael Scammell in collaboration with the author

The defense : a novel, by Vladimir Nabokov ; translated by Michael Scammell in collaboration with the author

Label
The defense : a novel
Title
The defense
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
by Vladimir Nabokov ; translated by Michael Scammell in collaboration with the author
Title variation
Luzhin defense
Creator
Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • rus
  • eng
Summary
The tragic story of a chess master's disintegration in spite of his devoted wife's attempts to save him
Member of
Summary
Luzhin's prodigious talent at chess earns him the title of grandmaster, but his passion soon leads to obsession, and his world falls apart during a championship match when his defense fades under his opponent's surprising strategy
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
005441
Cataloging source
IOJ
Dewey number
891.7
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PG3476.N3
  • PZ3.N121
LC item number
  • Z2413 1964
  • Dc
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The defense : a novel, by Vladimir Nabokov ; translated by Michael Scammell in collaboration with the author
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This work appeared originally in The New Yorker"--Title page verso
  • Foreword dated and signed: Dec. 15, 1963, Vladimir Mabokov, Montreux
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70864043
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780399500633
Lccn
64013017
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)70864043
Label
The defense : a novel, by Vladimir Nabokov ; translated by Michael Scammell in collaboration with the author
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This work appeared originally in The New Yorker"--Title page verso
  • Foreword dated and signed: Dec. 15, 1963, Vladimir Mabokov, Montreux
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm70864043
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
256 pages
Isbn
9780399500633
Lccn
64013017
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)70864043

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