A HERO OF OUR TIME Author:Mikhail Lermontov (Translated by Vladimir & Dmitri Nabokov) Originally published in Russian in 1840. Doubleday Anchor Original Edition A133. Translated from the Russian by Vladimir Nabokov in collaboration with Dmitri Nabokov. — From the back cover: "This is the first complete and authoritative translation...ever undertaken in English and the first English version to be provided by its translators with a ... more »complete commentary on the text."
Includes a brief biography of the author, a Translator's Foreward, a Table of Contents, a black & white map entitled "Lermontov's Caucasus", the Author's Introduction, Notes, and a List of Anchor books as of 1958.
The cover of the book is designed by and with typography by Edward Gorey and is taken from a portion of a painting by Lermontov. The map is by Raphael Palacios adapted from an original by Dmitri Nabokov.« less