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Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - C. Hall - Goodreads

I second the reviewer who called this "literary crap"! Most boring book set in the middle east that I have ever read. Not at all what I expecting. I expected this book to be about the changes in Iran ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - Nancy - Goodreads

This was a hard book for me to rate and it is not a book I would have chosen to read. It was a book club selection. I read the entire book and enjoyed some parts of it, but for the most part I couldn ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - GoodReadsAccount - Goodreads

The point of the book isn't explicitly that she taught a class the book Lolita, but let's take that literally for a moment. 1) A teacher, whom people are inclined to listen to and follow, 2 ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - Selvie Qulafi - Goodreads

This book has always been one to capture my attention on book shelves, as you don't see that many books with Islamic backgrounds floating around - especially in the public high school I attend. For ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

This book left me with a similar taste in my mouth to the one left by The Elegance of the Hedgehog. Both books left an impression of a self-satisfied professor-author with an ax to grind, and who uses ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - Amanda - Goodreads

How do I describe my conflicted feelings about this book? I didn't love it. I didn't hate it. I didn't like it, yet I didn't significantly dislike it. This book disappointed me on so many different ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - Terri Lytle - Goodreads

Langweilig. (German) Noioso. (Italian) Taedet. (Latin) Aburrido. (Spanish) These are all words for BORING!! Ohhhh....myyyyy....gawd!!! Never have I read a book and hoped I'd end up misplacing it, just ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - Anne - Goodreads

I really struggled with this book, and have had to do a rare abandonment without finishing it. I thought this book would give an insight into the lives of young women growing up in Iran. However, it ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - Stela - Goodreads

What is this book about? Well, it is not about literature "per se" (you can learn about it, as someone said, in an English 101) and not about politics either (even if you get more than a glimpse of a ... Read full review

Review: Reading Lolita in Tehran

User Review  - Lorenzo Berardi - Goodreads

I hadn't read Nabokov's Lolita when I started this one. What aroused my curiosity here was not the artfully chosen title of the novel, but its setting: the Islamic Republic of Iran, formerly known as ... Read full review


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