NABOKV-L post 0013003, Tue, 1 Aug 2006 12:26:01 -0700

Re Maria Yamilidou's Pnin query
Dear Maria Y,
You raise many interesting questions. I just wanted to call you attention (should not already know) to the following volume--certainly the best single investigation of VN's novel:
Phantom of Fact:
A Guide to Nabokov's Pnin
by Gennadi Barabtarlo
ISBN: 0-87501-060-1 / 0875010601
Title: Phantom of Fact: A Guide to Nabokov's Pnin
Author: Gennadi Barabtarlo.
Publisher: Ardis

Barabtarlo is also translator into Russian of the original English and doubtless mulled over many of the same problems you did.

Best, Don Johnson

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