I can't remember exactly what he said, but it was something like "He gave she and I a ride in his car." You wouldn't say "He gave she a fast lecture" or "He gave I a new book." You'd say that "He gave me a book."
I would have relieved the problem by saying "He gave us a ride in his car." It's shorter and says the same thing.
That famous writer needed a good editor.
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