NABOKV-L post 0020640, Tue, 31 Aug 2010 19:28:02 EDT

Re: Botkin
In a message dated 8/31/2010 6:22:54 PM Central Daylight Time,
Rsgwynn1@CS.COM writes:
> Another thought: when Shade says that he may have guessed Kinbote's
> "secret," he may be referring to the fact that Kinbote is the disgraced Botkin,
> not Charles X.

Well, I should have said that Shade realizes that Kinbote is not the exiled
king of Zembla in any sense except the delusional/metaphoric one.

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