PninBook - 2004
From Library Staff
multcolib_alisonk Apr 17, 2014
Professor Timofey Pnin is a haplessly disoriented Russian émigré precariously employed on an American college campus in the 1950s. Pnin struggles to maintain his dignity through a series of comic and sad misunder-standings, all the while falling victim both to subtle academic conspiracies and to ... Read More »
Pnin is a hapless, ridiculous professor. Yet somehow this character is one of the most perfectly depicted in literature, and you will never find a lovelier description of wallpaper.