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Issue Details: First known date: 2015 2015
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AbstractHistoryArchive Description

'A Guide to Berlin” is the name of a short story written by Vladimir Nabokov in 1925, when he was a young man of 26, living in Berlin.

'A group of six international travellers, two Italians, two Japanese, an American and an Australian, meet in empty apartments in Berlin to share stories and memories. Each is enthralled in some way to the work of Vladimir Nabokov, and each is finding their way in deep winter in a haunted city. A moment of devastating violence shatters the group, and changes the direction of everyone's story.

'Brave and brilliant, A Guide to Berlin traces the strength and fragility of our connections through biographies and secrets. ' (Publication summary)

Notes

  • Based on A Guide to Berlin by Vladimir Nabokov.
  • Epigraph: '(What I hate) Folding an umbrella, not finding its secret button.' -Vladimir Nabokov, Interview, 1970
  • Other formats: Also large print.

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Random House Australia , 2015 .
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      Extent: 288p.
      Note/s:
      • Published: 03/08/2015
      ISBN: 9780857988157
    • North Sydney, North Sydney - Lane Cove area, Sydney Northern Suburbs, Sydney, New South Wales,: Harvill Secker , 2016 .
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      Extent: 262p.
      Description: illus.
      Note/s:
      • Published 14 January 2016
      ISBN: 9781846559976

Works about this Work

Gail Jones Susan Wyndham (interviewer), 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 8-9 August 2015; (p. 24) The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 August 2015; (p. 24)
'The author’s fascination with new places spurred her into writing an unplanned novel in Germany.'
Gail Jones : A Guide to Berlin Robyne Young , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , December 2015;

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Speak, Memory Gillian Dooley , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 374 2015; (p. 10)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 August 2015; (p. 28)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Nabokov Casts a Long Shadow Geordie Williamson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 September 2015; (p. 20)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Review : A Guide to Berlin Brenda Walker , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Monthly , September no. 115 2015; (p. 57)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Speaking of the Past and Nabokov in a Chilly Berlin Melinda Harvey , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 20 September 2015; (p. 29) The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 September 2015; (p. 29)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Review : A Guide to Berlin Brenda Walker , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Monthly , September no. 115 2015; (p. 57)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Nabokov Casts a Long Shadow Geordie Williamson , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Weekend Australian , 12-13 September 2015; (p. 20)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Well Read Katharine England , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Advertiser , 29 August 2015; (p. 28)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Speaking of the Past and Nabokov in a Chilly Berlin Melinda Harvey , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Sunday Age , 20 September 2015; (p. 29) The Sydney Morning Herald , 19-20 September 2015; (p. 29)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Speak, Memory Gillian Dooley , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: Australian Book Review , September no. 374 2015; (p. 10)

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Gail Jones : A Guide to Berlin Robyne Young , 2015 single work review
— Appears in: The Newtown Review of Books , December 2015;

— Review of A Guide to Berlin Gail Jones 2015 single work novel
Gail Jones Susan Wyndham (interviewer), 2015 single work interview
— Appears in: The Saturday Age , 8-9 August 2015; (p. 24) The Sydney Morning Herald , 8-9 August 2015; (p. 24)
'The author’s fascination with new places spurred her into writing an unplanned novel in Germany.'
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