Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0015499, Tue, 25 Sep 2007 12:01:50 -0700

VN Sighting: Orhan Pamuk and VN
Sandy Klein's reference to the "Iranian boom"* stemming from Azar Nafisi's "Reading Nabokov in Iran" mentions an interview with Orhan Pamuk by Lila Azam Zanganeh who is reportedly writing a book about VN. In that interview Pamuk discusses his love of VN's writing. It may be found at:

(A year or two ago I (DBJ) remarked a combined Montaigne-VN allusion in one of Pamuk's novels on NABOKV-L.)

Don Johnson

*I trust our leaders will not take my jocular phrasing as hard evidence of an Iranian WMD program.

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