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To: Borges
Dmitri Nabokov spent much of his life trying to carve a life away from the shadow of his father

It would be hard to be the son or daughter of a legendary talent. I can feel the shadow of my grandfather who was not even a legend but who was very distinguished in certain ways, and this is two generations down.

8 posted on 02/25/2012 9:24:57 AM PST by Yardstick
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To: Yardstick

Indeed, in some ways I consider my great grandfather the “high water mark.”


11 posted on 02/25/2012 3:21:45 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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