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Ada or Ardor:  A Family Chronicle
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Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle

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Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Publisher: McGraw-Hill, 1969
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Book Type: Novel
Genre: Science-Fiction
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Published two weeks after his seventieth birthday, Ada, or Ardor is one of Nabokov's greatest masterpieces, the glorious culmination of his career as a novelist. It tells a love story troubled by incest. But more: it is also at once a fairy tale, epic, philosophical treatise on the nature of time, parody of the history of the novel, and erotic catalogue. Ada, or Ardor is no less than the supreme work of an imagination at white heat.


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