What to do?

The last unpublished work of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers may be close to being destroyed in fulfilment of the author’s last wishes, his son has hinted.Vladimir Nabokov requested in his will that his unfinished novel, The Original of Laura, should be destroyed on his death, saying that he abhorred the idea of his readers seeing a work he had completed “in my mind” but not on paper.

What would you do? Burn it? Or could you not bring yourself to destroy it?

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