Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Ada : Sunday breakfast

Vladimir Nabokov, Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle (1969).

Our narrator, Van, is rather contemptuous of Dan. (First sentence, last word.)

The parenthetical remark at the end of this passage is a characteristic Nabokov touch, a touch of wit in passing.

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