Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

Perhaps, perhaps (this is a very small and sickly "perhaps," but I grasp at it and hence do not sign this letter)Mperhaps, after all, Katya, in spite of everything, a rare coincidence has occurred, and it is not you that wrote that tripe, and your equivocal but enchanting image has not been mutilated. In that case, please forgive me, colleague Solntsev.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. "The Admiralty Spire," Tyrants Destroyed (1975).

The protagonist has found his early love affair in a trashy novel.
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