Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

But whatever happens, wherever the scene is laid, somebody, somewhere, will quietly set out—somebody has already set out, somebody still rather far away is buying a ticket, is boarding a bus, a ship, a plane, has landed, is walking toward a million photographers, and presently he will ring at my door—a bigger, more respectable, more competent Gradus.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Pale Fire, Commentary—Note to line 1000 (1962).

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