Vladimir Nabokov Quotes
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Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov; 22 April 1899 – 2 July 1977) was a Russian-born American novelist, poet, translator and entomologist. His first nine novels were in Russian, but he achieved international prominence after he began writing English prose.
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.