NABOKV-L post 0020867, Tue, 12 Oct 2010 19:17:36 -0400

Pale Tour: Exploring Pale Fire's paratext with Google Earth
Dear List,

I searched the archive and found that this particular Pale Fire website hadn't been posted yet. It is an
attempt to map the chronology of the main characters of Pale Fire to Google Earth and thus display
the movement of the key characters in the novel:
(Blog explaining the thought process behind the idea)

It is certainly an interesting endeavor (the first Google Maps/Earth and Nabokov mash-up as far as I
know - Road map of Humbert Humbert and Lolita's motel journey anyone?) but I can't help but
wonder how the real-world locations relate to the fictional places.

Simon Rowberry

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