NABOKV-L post 0005816, Mon, 12 Mar 2001 10:32:44 -0800

Query (fwd)
From: Stephen Lovell <>

I have this vague recollection of N. saying somewhere that he would never
claim to recall conversations word-for-word, that it was impossible to
record a dialogue without distortion. This may well have been a propos
Speak, Memory -- but I'd be extremely grateful for a precise reference.