One of the twentieth century's master prose stylists, <b>Vladimir Nabokov</b> was born in St. Petersburg in 1899. He studied French and Russian literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, then lived in Berlin and Paris, where he launched a brilliant literary career. In 1940 he moved to the United States and achieved renown as a novelist, poet, critic, and translator. He taught literature at Stanford, Wellesley, Cornell, and Harvard.  In 1961 he moved to Montreux, Switzerland, where he died in 1977.<br><br><b>Jeremy Irons</b> plays the role of
The classic, award-winning novel, made famous by Steven Spielberg’s film, tells of a young boy’s struggle to survive World War II in China.
Jim is separated from his parents in a world at war. To survive, he must find a strength greater tha...[SEE MORE]