The "listen" links are to sound files in the AIFF format, varying in size from 30-200K. First lines are read by Wilson Hutton. Also available are excerpts from Nabokov's readings at Harvard, recorded in 1946, 1952, and 1964.

Many of Nabokov's novels have been published by Penguin UK in its Penguin Classics series. Visit the Penguin Classics website for more information.

Novels:

Mary (1926, 1970) [ listen | read | details ]
King, Queen, Knave (1928, 1968) [ listen | read | details ]
The Defense (1930, 1964) [ listen | read | details ]
Glory (1932, 1971) [ listen | read | details ]
Laughter in the Dark (1933, 1960) [ listen | read | details ]
Despair (1934, 1937; revised 1966) [ listen | read | details ]
The Gift (1937-38, 1963) [ listen | read | details ]
Invitation to a Beheading (1938, 1959) [ listen | read | details ]
The Eye (1938, 1965) [ listen | read | details ]
The Enchanter (1939, 1986) [ listen | read | details ]
The Real Life of Sebastian Knight (1941) [ listen | read | details ]
"Ultima Thule" (Solus Rex, 1942) [ read | details ]
Bend Sinister (1947) [ listen | read | details ]
Lolita (1955) [ listen | read | details ]
Pnin (1957) [ listen | read | details ]
Pale Fire (1962) [ listen | read | details ]
Ada (1969) [ listen | read | details ]
Transparent Things (1972) [ listen | read | details ]
Look at the Harlequins! (1974) [ listen | read | details ]
The Original of Laura [ details ]

Autobiography

    Conclusive Evidence: A Memoir, 1951 (published in England as Speak, Memory: A Memoir; revised Rusian translation published as Drugie Berega, 1954; expanded English edition published as Speak, Memory: An Autobiography Revisited, 1966)

Short Story Collections

    Vozvrashchenie Chorba, 1929
    Nine Stories, 1947
    Vesna v Fial'te, i Drugie Rasskazy, 1956
    Nabokov's Dozen: A Collection of Thirteen Stories, 1958 (published in paperback as Spring in Fialta, 1959)
    Nabokov's Quartet, 1966
    A Russian Beauty and Other Stories, 1973
    Tyrants Destroyed and Other Stroies, 1975
    Details of a Sunset and Other Stories, 1976

Poetry

    Poems, 1916 (privately printed)
    Two Paths, 1918 (with Andrei Balashov; privately printed)
    Gorny Put', 1923
    Grozd', 1923
    Stikhotvoreniia, 1920-1951, 1952
    Poems, 1959
    Poems and Problems, 1970
    Stikhi, 1979

Plays

    "Skital'tsy," 1923 (a pretended translation of an imaginary eighteenth-century English play)
    "Agasfer," 1923 (poetic accompaniment to a symphony)
    "Smert'," 1923
    "Dedushka," 1923
    "Polius," 1924
    "Tragediia gospodina Morna," 1925
    "Chelovek iz SSSR," 1927
    "Sobytie," 1938
    "Izobretenie Val'sa," 1938 (The Waltz Invention, 1966)

Screenplays

Nonfiction

    Nikolai Gogol, 1944, corrected ed. 1961
    Notes on Prosody: From the Commentary to His Translation of Pushkin's "Eugene Onegin," 1963
    Strong Opinions, 1973
    Letters from Terra: Vladimir Nabokov zu Ehren, 1977
    The Nabokov-Wilson Letters: Correspondence between Vladimir Nabokov and Edmund Wilson, 1940-1971, 1979
    Lectures on Literature, 1980
    Lectures on Ulysses: Facsimile of the Manuscript, 1980
    Lectures on Russian Literature, 1980
    Nabokov's Fifth Arc: Nabokov and Others on His Life Work, 1982
    Lectures on Don Quixcote, 1983
    Perepiska s sestroi, 1985

Translator into English

    Three Russian Poets: Selections from Pushkin, Lermontov, and Tyuthchev, 1969
    The Song of Igor's Campaign: An Epic from the Twelfth Century, 1960
    Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin: A Novel in Verse, 1964, rev. ed., 1975

Translator into Russian

    Romain Rolland's Colas Breugnon (translated as Nikolka Persik) 1922
    Lewis Carroll's Alice in Wonderland (translated as Anya v strane chudes) 1923
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