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Nabokov ephemera for a Monday afternoon....
new online novel-in-progress, The Plant, contains an amusing VN
reference. In the story, told in epistolary form, an associate editor at a
second-rate publishing house writes a memo to his editor-in-chief about the
recent unsolicited manuscripts he's rejected. One of them, "called L'il
Lolita, is about a man in love with a first grader. I think.
It's written in pencil and it's hard to tell for sure."