Invitation to a Beheading

Yayınevi: Penguin Classics

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Written in berlin in 1934, invitation to a beheading contains all the surprise, excitement and magical intensity of a work created in two brief weeks of sustained inspiration it takes us into the fantastic prison-world of cincinnatus, a man condemned to death and spending his last days in prison not quite knowing when the end will come nabokov described the book as a violin in a void the worldling will deem it a trick old men will hurriedly turn from it to regional romances and the lives of public figures the evil-minded will perceive in little emmie a sister of little lolita but i know a few readers who will jump up, ruffling their hair.

  • Paperback : 192 pages
  • Dimensions (cm): 1.5 x 13 x 19.7