Quotation by Vladimir Nabokov

What struck him most was the fact that from Monday on he would be Luzhin. His father—the real Luzhin, the elderly Luzhin, the writer of books—left the nursery with a smile, rubbing his hands (already smeared for the night with transparent cold cream), and with his suede-slippered evening gait padded back to his bedroom.
Vladimir Nabokov (1899–1977), Russian-born U.S. novelist, poet. The Defense, ch. 1 (1964).

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