Nabokov’s Six Short Stories Everyone Should Read

Nabokov’s Six Short Stories Everyone Should Read

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Vladimir Nabokov’s six favorites from his A-list of stories (conspicuously authored by all-male authors) and “parenthesize[s] briefly the passage — or one of the passages — in which genuine afflation appears to be present, no matter how trivial the inspired detail may look to a dull criticule”:

  1. John Cheever’s “The Country Husband” (“Jupiter [a black retriever] crashed through the tomato vines…

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