Beschreibung

Nabokov's third novel, The Defense, is a chilling story of obsession and madness. As a young boy, Luzhin was unattractive, distracted, withdrawn, sullen-an enigma to his parents and an object of ridicule to his classmates. He takes up chess as a refuge rom the anxiety of his everyday life. His talent is prodigious and he rises to the rank of grandmaster-but at a cost: in Luzhin' s obsessive mind, the game of chess gradually supplants the world of reality. His own world falls apart during a crucial hampionship match, when the intricate defense he has devised withers under his opponent's unexpected and unpredictabke lines of assault.

Rezensionen ( 0 )
Every Friday we give gifts for the best reviews.
The winner is announced on the pages of ReadRate in social networks.
Zitate (0)
Sie können als Erste ein Zitat veröffentlichen.
Genres:
Wer möchte dieses Buch lesen? 1
Sevda Badalova
Wer hat dieses Buch zu Ende gelesen? 1
Katerina Danilova
Nutzern, denen dieses Buch gefällt, gefällt auch
Top