The Luzhin Defense

The Luzhin Defense

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Nabokov's third novel, The Luzhin Defense, is a chilling story of obsession and madness. As a young boy, Luzhin was unattractive,  distracted, withdrawn, sullen--an enigma to his parents and an object of ridicule to his classmates. He takes up chess as a refuge from the anxiety of his everyday life.  His talent is prodigious and he rises to the rank of grandmaster--but at a cost:  in Luzhin' s obsessive mind, the game of chess gradually supplants the world… (more)

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Book Details  


Publisher: Vintage (February 16, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 272 pages

File size: 2 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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