Talk:Despair (novel)

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BetacommandBot (talk) 04:16, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

The Double[edit]

Wow. No mention of The Double: A Petersburg Poem? With this novel, didn't Nabokov specifically set out to kind of rewrite The Double: A Petersburg Poem? 76.93.41.50 (talk) 09:34, 9 September 2009 (UTC)

All copies?[edit]

All copies of the 1937 English translation of the book were destroyed by German bombs, and only a handful remain.

This seems to be a contradiction. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 69.171.158.57 (talk) 10:33, 19 September 2010 (UTC)

Dis-pair?[edit]

On the paragraph in the comments discussing the title, the conclusion seems to be that it is a pun coming from the French (des pairs etc). But the title is a direct translation from the original Otchayanie in Russian, which doesn't have any of these connections. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 174.67.249.145 (talk) 15:26, 19 August 2014 (UTC)