Nabokov's Quartet

Nabokov's Quartet is a collection of four of Vladimir Nabokov's short stories. The collection was first published by Phaedra, New York in 1966. It contains the following short stories:

  • "An Affair of Honor"
  • "Lik"
  • "The Vane Sisters"
  • "The Visit to the Museum"

The latter two were reprinted in 1968 in Nabokov's Congeries, and "Lik" and "The Vane Sisters" are included in Tyrants Destroyed and Other Stories (1975). All four stories were published again posthumously within The Stories of Vladimir Nabokov.

Works by Vladimir Nabokov
Novels
Russian
  • Mary
  • King, Queen, Knave
  • The Defense
  • The Eye
  • Glory
  • Laughter in the Dark
  • Despair
  • Invitation to a Beheading
  • The Gift
  • The Enchanter
English
  • The Real Life of Sebastian Knight
  • Bend Sinister
  • Lolita
  • Pnin
  • Pale Fire
  • Ada or Ardor: A Family Chronicle
  • Transparent Things
  • Look at the Harlequins!
  • The Original of Laura
Short stories
Russian
  • "Bachmann"
  • "The Return of Chorb"
  • "A Guide to Berlin"
  • "A Nursery Tale"
  • "Razor"
  • "The Potato Elf"
  • "The Aurelian"
  • "Terra Incognita"
  • "Lips to Lips"
  • "The Leonardo"
  • "Spring in Fialta"
French
  • "Mademoiselle O"
English
  • "Signs and Symbols"
  • "The Vane Sisters"
Plays
  • The Tragedy of Mister Morn
  • The Waltz Invention
Non-fiction
  • Speak, Memory
  • Notes on Prosody
Miscellanea
  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
  • Poems and Problems
  • Carrousel
  • A Hero of Our Time
  • Eugene Onegin
  • Nabokov's Butterflies

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    Turning one’s novel into a movie script is rather like making a series of sketches for a painting that has long ago been finished and framed.
    —Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977)