Pale Fire – a reading

I started reading Nabokov’s Pale Fire (the novel he wrote after Lolita) which appears to be a long forward introducing the poet who wrote 4 cantos, the first instance of meta-fiction – writing a novel about writing a novel (or a poem in this case, complete with a literary prologue). The poem itself is exquisite. Here is a short extract reading.

Nicholas D Alexander ยท Pale Fire reading