Treasure Island

Saiom Shriver

(Ohio)

Nabokov


Did Nabokov see a connection between
his lepidoptery, his impaling of butterflies
and his attraction to
writing of pedofiles

Submitted: Saturday, August 25, 2012
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Nobel Prize winner Isaac Bashevis Singer:

No lepidopterist's collection in the entire world...full of iridescent wings, is worth the life of a single butterfly.

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