Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

I had been living in Berlin since 1922, thus synchronously with the young man of the book; but neither this fact, nor my sharing some of his interests, such as literature and lepidoptera, should make one say "aha" and identify the designer with the design.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. The Gift, foreword (1963).

Of the question of Nabokov's being the original of his hero in The Gift.
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