Nabokovs Notecards

Research materials for Lolita

138 notecards that make up the as of yet unpublished The Original of Laura
V.N. would write them by hand, often in bed, or at a stand up desk.

He would dictate them to his wife, Vera.

After dinner, they often played games. Chess and Scrabble were favorites. VN was a decent chess player, but pretty accomplished at the creation of chess puzzles.


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