NABOKV-L post 0018616, Mon, 28 Sep 2009 22:50:52 -0600

Re: QUERY: Who killed Shade, clarification needed]
I'm not an expert, but I'll bite. What is the "obvious" reason "on the
surface" to think that Kinbote killed Shade?

For an argument against it, Kinbote would have been very subtle and
dishonest indeed to invent Grey on top of Gradus. And if he is, how can we
trust anything he says? Why wouldn't he have invented Shade too?

Jerry Friedman

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