NABOKV-L post 0018663, Wed, 14 Oct 2009 15:30:10 +0400

Nabokov and H G Wells
The proponents of the alternative personality theory in Pale Fire may be interested to read The Story of the Late Mr. Elvesham (1897), something of a variation on the Jekyll-and-Hyde theme, by H. G. Wells: They will note the Kummel/Himmel pun (echoed by the Tokay/Bokay pun in PF?) in it.

Alexey Sklyarenko

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