Vladimir Nabokov Quotes
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Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, also known by the pen name Vladimir Sirin, was a Russian and American novelist, poet, translator and entomologist. His first nine novels were written in Russian, but he achieved international prominence after he began writing English prose. Nabokov became an American citizen in 1945.
Nabokov's Lolita, was listed eighth on publisher Random House's list of the 20th century's greatest nonfiction. He was a finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction seven times.
Nabokov was also an expert lepidopterist and composer of chess problems.