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Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov
He turned out to belong to the type of publisher who dreams of becoming a male muse to his author, and our brief conjunction ended abruptly upon his suggesting I replace chess by music and make Luzhin a demented violinist.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. The Defense, foreword (1964).
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