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Lolita

Vladimir Nabokov

Awe and exhilaration--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 postw...
Publish Date
1989
March 13
First Published in 1955
Goodreads rating
3.89
ISBN
9780679723165
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There are two books whose final lines make me cry without fail, irrespective of how many times I read them, and one is Lolita.     source
Feb 20, 2019
Loved it.     source
Feb 26, 2018
Top Must Reads     source
Aug 24, 2020
@parabasis lolita *is* my favorite book tho.     source