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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 Europ

Author Vladimir Nabokov

Pages 336

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2010-08-24

ISBN 0307744027 9780307744029

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hannah shared a tip "Beautiful despite its controversial nature- a gut wrenching story told through rose colored glasses"

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carol_blakley shared a tip "I did enjoy reading this, but it's much tamer than what I expected"

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joseph_cimakasky shared a tip "Can you have two favorites? If so, I love Plato’s Symposium and Dante’s Divine Comedy. What about you?"

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kirsten_kennedy shared a tip "No I haven’t actually. Although I would!!"

siri_bennet shared a tip "It's a classic 'told from the villain's perspective' story. One of the best I might add."

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danielle_dockery shared a tip "so messed up 😩 but it’s so good"

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dave_flaherty shared a tip "Yes..my favorite book by him is pale fire"

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Ponyboy shared a tip "A psychological thriller novel from the point of view of a disgusting person. Definitely worth a read"

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dorohedoro shared a tip "The text and language of the book is incredible"

clara_b_2066 shared a tip "Crazy story"

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awesome_user_72665 shared a tip "it was poetically disturbing. I like the concept of an unreliable narrator, and how it makes you weirdly side for him."

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katie_muriel shared a tip "Verity by Colleen Hoover! It's a romantic thriller."

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nataniaa shared a tip "I really enjoyed The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugo."

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andy_szarka shared a tip "A masterpiece really!"

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awesome_user_848708 shared a tip "it was insane"

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marla_marzolf shared a tip "A classic that explains a lot about why women are fearful of how men view them"

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dollymadi shared a tip "i’m now reading this….wish me luck!"

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amelia_ackerman shared a tip "Such a beautiful and insightful book. Highly recommend"

ter_8757 shared a tip "it was hard to read but that mixed witht the good writing (ino) made a interesting experience, when reading this"

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