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Lolita

Author: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 133.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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When it was published in 1955, Lolita immediately became a cause celebre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the unusual erotic predilections of its protagonist. But Vladimir Nabokov's wise, ironic, elegant masterpiece owes its stature as one of the twentieth century's novels of record not to the controversy its material aroused but to its author's use of that material to tell a love  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Erotic stories
Belletristische Darstellung
Erotic fiction
Fiction
Psychological fiction
Romance fiction
Love stories
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.
Lolita.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1992
(OCoLC)607725510
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov
ISBN: 0679410430 9780679410430 9780241951644 024195164X
OCLC Number: 25632146
Description: xxxi, 335 pages ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 133.
Responsibility: Vladimir Nabokov ; with an introduction by Martin Amis.
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Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged, frustrated college professor. In love with his landlady's twelve-year-old daughter Lolita, he'll do anything to possess her. Unable and unwilling to stop himself, he  Read more...

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You read Lolita sprawling limply in your chair, ravished, overcome, nodding scandalized assent -- Martin Amis * Observer * A masterpiece. One of the great works of art of our age * Independent * His Read more...

 
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