Vladimir Nabokov

NABOKV-L post 0002632, Tue, 16 Dec 1997 15:59:36 -0800

Pale Fire
To: NABOKV-L@UCSBVM.ucsb.edu
Subject: Re: (Fwd) Re: Pale Fire (fwd)

From: Mark_Chulsky@cca-int.com

With all due respect to Ms. Stringer-Hye, I disagree.
VN was sane and talented enough to invent both of them.
Shade could inherit all qualities of his creator.
Why would he be incapable of inventing K.?


> Shade was not mad enought to invent Kinbote.
> Kinbote had not enough talent to invent Shade.