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It s been a while since I read Nabokov and I d forgotten how stupendously brilliant he can be This collection of short stories ranges from breathtakingly written dissections of humanity to others which are mere trifles Because of the range, I m giving 4 rather than 5 stars but I feel a bit mean about it because when Nabokov is on fire the whole world should be on fire and when it s a trifle it s still a delicious trifle.My favourites here are Tyrants Destroyed , a man s diatribe against a co It s been a while since I read Nabokov and I d forgotten how stupendously brilliant he can be This collection of short stories ranges from breathtakingly written dissections of humanity to others which are mere trifles Because of the range, I m giving 4 rather than 5 stars but I feel a bit mean about it because when Nabokov is on fire the whole world should be on fire and when it s a trifle it s still a delicious trifle.My favourites here are Tyrants Destroyed , a man s diatribe against a country s tyrannical leader Terror , which perfectly encapsulates the sudden devastating feeling of mortality A Matter of Chance , where one man s opportunity of happiness is whisked away by the misalignment of the characters, and Perfection where a tutor accompanying a student to a beach resort falls prey to imagination and speculation which tussles with reality.I should have made notes to quote from the book, because some of the prose and wordplay is so precise, intelligent, and inspiring that it s quite and I use this word sparingly orgasmic But I didn t, so you have to read it for yourselves Some of his stories are stunningly mediocre, which I found oddly comforting.My favorite was probably the one where a fellow has a deal with the devil and fails the plot is so pat, but the execution is lovely I guess that s the thing with Nabokov He s strongest in his descriptions and characterizations, not his plots.The little forwards to each story make him out as rather a jerk. Os contos de Perfei o foram escritos nos primeiros anos de ex lio de Vladimir Nabokov Depois da traum tica sa da da R sssia p s 1917, ele morou na Fran a e Alemanha antes de se mudar para os Estados Unidos e tornar se um dos maiores art fices estilistas da l ngua inglesa.A maioria foi produzida na d cada de 20 prov vel que Nabokov tenha inspirado de alguma forma gente como Jean Paul Sartre e Hermann Hesse H contos sobre professores pobres e nerds com medo do mar, gar ons cocain manos e Os contos de Perfei o foram escritos nos primeiros anos de ex lio de Vladimir Nabokov Depois da traum tica sa da da R sssia p s 1917, ele morou na Fran a e Alemanha antes de se mudar para os Estados Unidos e tornar se um dos maiores art fices estilistas da l ngua inglesa.A maioria foi produzida na d cada de 20 prov vel que Nabokov tenha inspirado de alguma forma gente como Jean Paul Sartre e Hermann Hesse H contos sobre professores pobres e nerds com medo do mar, gar ons cocain manos e ide logos vingativos.Nabokov prosa de luxo, linguagem cl ssica que contrasta com a atual intelligentsia liter ria brasileira, permanentemente calcada no modernismo de 1922 que ainda impregna boa parte de nossos autores contempor neos e aproxima perigosamente a palavra escrita do coloquialismo Que haja mais Nabokov na cesta b sica dos cursos de Comunica o e Letras It is redundant to extol the virtues of Nabokov as a storyteller, but perhaps unavoidable I haven t read any Nabokov in a while, and while reading the title story a grin broke over my face as I remembered and savored how excellently and consistently Nabokov creates a unique and believable voice for each of his narrators A Nursery Tale , the second story in the collection, was an amusing configuration of some familiar characters and certainly deserves repeated close readings. Not bad for a book of short stories Loved the devil fairytale but found the famous Vane Sisters a bit dull I d give it an extra.5 for including stuffed skunks. 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