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Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov
The novel is not "a crazy quilt of bits"; it is a logical sequence of psychological events: the movements of stars may seem crazy to the simpleton, but wise men know the comets come back.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. Selected Letters, July 14, 1938 (1989).
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