The Tragedy of Mister Morn

Vladimir Nabokov, Anastasia Tolstoy (Translator), Thomas Karshan (Translator)

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Morn, a masked king, rules over a realm to which he has restored order after a violent revolution. Secretly in love with Midia, the wife of a banished revolutionary, Morn finds himself facing renewed bloodshed and disaster when Midia's husband returns, provoking a duel and the return of chaos that Morn has fought so hard to prevent. 

The first major work of Vladimir Nabokov, author of Lolita and Pnin, The Tragedy of Mister Morn is translated and published in English here for the first time, and is a moving study of the elusiveness of happiness, the power of imagination and the eternal battle between truth and fantasy.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLondon
PublisherPenguin UK
Number of pages176
ISBN (Print)9780141196329
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2012

Publication series

NamePenguin Classics
PublisherPenguin UK

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