"The Word" by Vladimir Nabokov

New Yorker fiction -- December 26, 2005 & January 2, 2006 issue

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A sumptuous feast of language, a glorious celebration of magic and transcendence, a completely surreal, psychedelic, short, precocious, nearly humiliating display of writing virtuosity. In other words, just what I had hoped for.

1 comment:

Patry Francis said...

And my subscription just lapsed...Your review was a more effective reminder to renew than all the mail I've tossed in my basket in the last few weeks.

Thanks, Grendel.