By Vladimir Nabokov
Mary is a gripping story of minor, past love, and nostalgia—Nabokov's first novel.
In a Berlin rooming condo full of an collection of seriocomic Russian émigrés, Lev Ganin, a lively younger officer poised among his previous and his destiny, relives his old flame affair.
His thoughts of Mary are suffused with the freshness of adlescent and the idyllic atmosphere of pre-revolutionary Russia.
In stark distinction is the decidedly unappealing boarder residing within the room subsequent to Ganin's, who, he discovers, is Mary's husband, quickly separated from her through the Revolution yet waiting for her approaching arrival from Russia.
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So numerous indeed and so powerful are the causes which serve to give a false bias to the judgment, that we, upon many occasions, see wise and good men on the wrong as well as on the right side of questions of the ﬁrst magnitude to society. This circumstance, if duly attended to, would furnish a lesson of moderation to those who are ever so thoroughly persuaded of their being in the right in any controversy. And a further reason for caution, in this respect, might be drawn from the reﬂection that we are not always sure that those who advocate the truth are inﬂuenced by purer principles than their antagonists.
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