Vladimir NabokovISBN: 0679727248; 978-0-679-72724-8;
Language Notes Text: English (translation) Original Language: Russian Glory is the wryly ironic story of Martin Edelweiss, a twenty-two-year-old Russian emigre of no account, who is in love with a girl who refuses to marry him. Convinced that his life is about to be wasted and hoping to impress his love, he embarks on a "perilous, daredevil project" - an illegal attempt to re-enter the Soviet Union, from which he and his mother had fled in 1919. He succeeds - but at a terrible cost.
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