Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

Have you tried asking a cultured Chinese about the howlers in La Condition Humaine? (of course the worst howler is the (strong) stressing of a (correct) local feature). The dying Britisher who recalls the white cliffs of Dover. He might, but would he?
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. The Nabokov-Wilson Letters, Nov. 27, 1946 (1979).
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