Book Ramblings: Speak, Memory

As a huge fan of Nabokov and a curious explorer of the realm of reconstructed memory through memoirs and autobiographies, this book has been idling on my to-read list for a bit, ever since my enthralling encounter with Lolita. An account of Nabokov’s life, more or less chronologically, from childhood to adulthood, from a flourishingContinue reading “Book Ramblings: Speak, Memory”

Book Ramblings: The Last Encounter

Sandor Marai was a Hungarian novelist born in 1900 in Kassa, a small town which now belongs to Czech-Republic. He spent years in exile in Germany and France in the 1920’s until he immigrated to the United States, and the subsequent ban of his work in Hungary caused his novels to be forgotten for manyContinue reading “Book Ramblings: The Last Encounter”