Daily Archives: May 5, 2018

Der Untergang (After W.G. Sebald)

i. “You ask me why I chose exile over death?  That is an easy question to answer.  After all, a live chicken is better than a dead lion.  Germany will be ruined by Hitler, there is no doubt about it.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Tragedy Of Morn

The Tragedy Of Morn, by Vladimir Nabokov Vladimir Nabokov was both a very expansive writer and one who had a few themes that he liked to tackle in his writing over and over again [1].  He is someone whose writing … Continue reading

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Book Review: Selected Poems (Nabokov)

Selected Poems, by Vladimir Nabokov Having long been interested in the writing of Vladimir Nabokov [1], I was quite pleased to see a reasonably sized book that showed a side of Nabokov that I was unfamiliar with, his life as … Continue reading

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