The Real Life of Sebastian Knight

Vladimir Nabokov
Year of Publication
When I read it
May 2014
What I thought
2 stars
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Choice Highlights

He was a noisy robust little man with a gleam of real talent concealed in the messy obscurity of his verse.
One critic even went as far as to take his hat off to Mr. Goodman—who, let it be added, had used his own merely to talk through it.
…imagination—the muscle of the soul…
All is flesh and all is purity.