Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0002217, Thu, 3 Jul 1997 16:35:46 -0700

Re: one (fwd)
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>Date: Wed, 02 Jul 97 21:22:04 -0700
>To: nabokv-l@UCSBVM.ucsb.edu
>Subject: one
>Ben Walsh signs off with a VN quote "The only real number is one..."
>Please, where do you find it? I'm no Nabokov scholar, only a reader and admirer
>and hadn't noticed this particularly, perhaps haven't read the work where it
>But it fits with some of my musings and I would like to know the context.
>Thanks in advance.
>Mary Krimmel

"The only real number is one, the rest are mere repetitions"
"Lost Property" by Sebastian Knight (p.83).

Quoted in RLSK ch. 11.

Sergey B. Il'in

Nashe delo veseloe.