The Return of Chorb
by Vladimir Nabokov
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Nabokov also dealt with the Orpheus myth in another short story called "The Visit to the Museum." Guess he was into that.
We told you in the text overview that Nabokov didn’t like the initial English translation by Gleb Struve. What we didn’t tell you is that Nabokov wrote the guy a letter saying as much.