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by Vladimir Nabokov

There is a major political context to Nabokov's novel Pale Fire. Within the chronology of Nabokov's works, Pale Fire was published in 1962, years after Lolita and The Real Life of Sebastian Knight. Pale Fire conjures up the unreal world of Zembla, and one can't help but consider Zembla in terms of…

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Posted By john k #303663 at Feb 23, 2013 6:43 AM


Posted By whereda h #48607 at Nov 15, 2007 6:12 AM

Nabakov is a jerk.

I would like to put it to you that in fact, Vladmir Nabakov is a whiny jerk.

Pale Fire aside, I think we can happily classify this man as:

Vladmir Nabakov is simply the worst thing to have ever happened to mankind, and I hope that both his ... and fans die in a fire.

Yes, that means YOU!

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Posted By tim m #67917 at Nov 06, 2008 7:09 PM

narrator in pale fire

is the book about the poem pale fire or about the narrator kinbote?

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