Une découverte tardive. Nabokov qui parle français, qui donne quelques leçons d’étymologie a Pivot, et aussi a son traducteur. Merveille de le voir parler ainsi.  

It’s not surprising at all that The Brothers Karamazov + Crime and Punishment arouse aversion in someone for whom Anna Karenina is the masterpiece of the century.  

the hell according to woody allen

Floor five… 

muggers, aggressive panhandlers and bookcritics

Floor six…

Right wing extremists, killers, lawyers who appear on TV.

Floor seven…

The media.

Sorry, that floor is all filled up.

Floor eight…

Escaped war criminals, TV evangelists and the NRA.

Lowest level…

Everybody off.

and again…