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The Return of Chorb

The Return of Chorb


by Vladimir Nabokov

The Return of Chorb Resources


The Original Collection

Which you could all go out and buy immediately, and now you have no excuse because you know what it looks like.

Vladimir Nabokov

A photo of the author.


The New York Times Book Review of Details of a Sunset and Other Stories, the 1976 English collection which included "Chorb."

This is a great review to help you think about the way Nabokov arranged his short stories in four English publications in the seventies. He did so carefully and with consideration to style and thematic consistency. Which is nice if you’re into stuff like that.

(Most of) "The Return of Chorb" Online

It’s the first three-quarters of the text.


On Translation
An interesting look at the process of translation for Nabokov in composing an English version of "The Return of Chorb."

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