47 Bolshaya Morskaya Street, St. Petersburg. This address is known to every reader of Vladimir  Nabokov’s works. The future great writer, the great exile  was born in this house on  April 10 (Old Style), 22/23 April (New Style), 1899. Since then  the house has not changed much , the house number is the same. Moreover, the original name of the street, which was changed after 1917, is now back. In his autobiographical novel  "Speak, Memory" written almost fifty years after leaving the house, Vladimir Nabokov  described the house and the lifestyle of his family in great detail.

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