NABOKV-L post 0023928, Mon, 15 Apr 2013 10:20:54 -0700

Re: Canada: Ada and Pale Fire
4. John Shade’s wife, née Irondell [ ] was a few months his senior. I
understand she came of Canadian stock, as did Shade’s maternal grandmother (a
first cousin of Sybil’s grandfather, if I am not greatly mistaken).

Dear Jansy,

hmm - does this hint at an incestuous link between Mr and Mrs Shade? I mean in
their ancestry - remember that Kinbote often gets things right, but not quite


p.s. I misspelled Irondell in earlier post.

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