Invitation to a beheading

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This is Nabokov’s most topical and least restricted from the outer world. A poetic story about a man sentenced to death for the opacity of his mind in a world of transparent souls.

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The text tells about the rebellious nature of Vladimir Nabokov as a writer while giving that trippy sensation to the readers.

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The book mainly deals with society and subjugation, but is also concerned with human connection.

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For an author like Nabokov, weirdness is nothing new. But the motifs with symbolism and meaning can be difficult to understand.

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