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Publisher Description

Awe and exhiliration--along with heartbreak and mordant wit--abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America. Most of all, it is a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1989
March 13
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
336
Pages
PUBLISHER
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
SELLER
Penguin Random House LLC
SIZE
1.8
MB

Customer Reviews

Prophet Amos ,

INTELLIGENT

The subject matter is difficult to stomach. He is truly one distubered character. Nabokov’s writing is incredible. Not the greatest book, I have read, but very good, so it receives four stars. I wish the publisher, Vintage Books, would have translated the French sentences in the book, so we just had to tap on it to get the translation. I stopped looking up all the French sentences in the book, this needs to be done.

Patricia_Puckett ,

Amazing

One of my favorite books . Amazing

isa_otaku707 ,

Beautifully written

Although the premise might seem disturbing, the way that this book is written is so beautiful that it is definitely worth the time.

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