NABOKV-L post 0017859, Sun, 8 Mar 2009 19:59:46 -0700

Query regarding Lolita Paradox

On Mar 8, 2009, at 9:01 AM, Stan Kelly-Bootle wrote:

... 4 times her age (L Carroll might say “Frice!”)

Dear Stan,

Didn't Carroll suffer from a speech impediment? I don't think he could
have managed "Frice". But since you bring up this mathematical
problem, do we know how old Humbert Humbert is is (or should I say
"are"?) when he encounters the fatal nymphet?


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