“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Vladimir Nabokov (American Novelist)
Date of Death:
July 2, 1977
Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov was a multilingual Russian-American novelist and short story writer. Nabokov wrote his first nine novels in Russian, then rose to international prominence as a master English prose stylist. He also made significant contributions to entomology and had an interest in chess problems.
Nabokov's Lolita is frequently cited as his most important novel, and is his most widely known, exhibiting the love of intricate wordplay and descriptive detail that characterized all his works..