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Spring in Fialta

Spring in Fialta


by Vladimir Nabokov

Spring in Fialta: Fialta, Thy Name is Woman! Quiz

Think you’ve got your head wrapped around Spring in Fialta? Put your knowledge to the test. Good luck — the Stickman is counting on you!
Q. What is Ferdinand’s relationship to Nina?

He is her husband
He is her ex-husband
He is her lover
He is her combination bookie and life coach
Q. What does Victor think about Ferdinand’s writing?

It is pretentious
It is brilliant
He makes the Fs too curvy
Q. What is coming to Fialta?

The Olympic games
Godzilla, as soon as he finishes taking care of Cyprus
A royal procession
A traveling circus
Q. What does Victor tell Nina?

That he no longer loves her
That he loves her
That he loves some things about her, but doesn’t love her. Real smooth, Victor.
Nothing - he keeps his feelings from her
Q. How does Nina die?

From food poisoning
By overdosing on drugs
In a car crash
She goes skydiving, but foolishly brings along a ladder instead of a chute