To Montreux — and Forever More: On Visiting the Nabokovs’ Last Home - LARB 🔗 ✍️ 📚 🇨🇭

To most of its visitors Montreux is, above all, a place of music and musicians — jazz, blues, and classic rock. A monumental Freddie Mercury stands on the lakefront, posing as a tap dancer and greeting the tourists. But for me, Montreux has always been Nabokov’s town, or, to be precise, the town of the Nabokov triad — Vladimir, Véra, and Dmitri….

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