Autograph letter signed : King's College, Cambridge, to J[ames] Knapp-Fisher, 1959 June 29.

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Forster, E. M. (Edward Morgan), 1879-1970. Autograph letter signed : King's College, Cambridge, to J[ames] Knapp-Fisher, 1959 June 29.

Autograph letter signed : King's College, Cambridge, to J[ames] Knapp-Fisher, 1959 June 29.

Discussing Nabokov's Lolita, which his correspondent has lent him: "I am reading it with delight and with amusement, and occasionally shaking with laughter. The indecencies and obscenities are not in my line and are sometimes even repellent, but I cannot get upset at them when they are connected with so much civilization and wit, nor can I start wondering whether the book 'ought' to be banned or not ..."

1 item (2 p.) ; 17.7 cm. + with envelope.

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