NABOKV-L post 0017195, Thu, 16 Oct 2008 22:07:50 -0400

QUERY: Publication date for The Original of Laura?
rqueneau writes:

Last Sunday the Swiss journal NZZ Online published an article about a visit by one of its correspondents to Dmitri Nabokov's home in Montreux ( When asked about the publication of The Original of Laura, Dmitri responds that Knopf and Sons will publish the novel in September 2009. Is this old information?

[EDNOTE. If I remember correctly, publication of TOOL had been planned for next year and Knopf was mentioned as a likely publisher last summer, but this may be the first confirmation. -- SES]

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