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Letters to Vera
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov, Olga Voronina, et al

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A collection of letters written by the prolific Russian literature great to his wife describe their 50-year love story and open a vivid and fascinating window into their lives and into the mind and the heart of one of history's greatest writers.

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Actress Sue Lyon eats a lollipop as Dolores "Lolita" Haze in a scene from Lolita, the 1962 film adaptation of Vladimir Nabokov's novel. Nabokov made sumptuous use of food in his writing, and the acoustic affinity between Lolita and lollipops is no coincidence. MGM Studios/Archive Photos/Getty Images hide caption

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