NABOKV-L post 0006931, Sat, 19 Oct 2002 21:33:39 -0700

Subject
Fw: another Nabokov reference in Zadie Smith's _Autograph Man_
Date
Body
----- Original Message -----
From: "Nicholas Laughlin" <nicholaslaughlin@yahoo.com>
To: "Vladimir Nabokov Forum" <NABOKV-L@LISTSERV.UCSB.EDU>
Sent: Saturday, October 19, 2002 7:40 PM
Subject: another Nabokov reference in Zadie Smith's _Autograph Man_


>
> ----------------- Message requiring your approval (18
lines) ------------------
> "... Alex got on a bus to the Mulberry synagogue and
> sat on the front seats of the top deck enjoying that
> charming childhood illusion that he was flying down
> the street....
>
> 'HELLO, BEAUTIFUL!' he shouted, sticking his arm out
> of the narrow window and waving at a schoolgirl.
>
> 'Piss off, Humbert,' she called back, hitching her
> rucksack up her back, the better to give the
> two-fingered salute."
>
> The Autograph Man, p. 332 (US edition)
>
> __________________________________________________
> Do you Yahoo!?
> Y! Web Hosting - Let the expert host your web site
> http://webhosting.yahoo.com/
>