Thus, in pornographic novels, action has to be limited to the copulation of clichés.
More Quotes from Vladimir Nabokov:If he was silent I could be silent too. Indeed, I could very well do with a little rest in this subdued, frightened-to-death rocking chair, before I drove to wherever the beast's lair was - and then pulled the pistol's foreskin back, and then enjoyed the orgasm of the crushed trigger.
Poor Knight he really had two periods, the first - a dull man writing broken English, the second - a broken man writing dull English.
But in my arms she was always Lolita.
Oh, don't cry, I'm so sorry I cheated so much, but that's the way things are.
Solitude was corrupting me. I needed company and care.
The more gifted and talkative one's characters are, the greater the chances of their resembling the author in tone or tint of mind.
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