The enchanter

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Tafelberg Publishers Limited, 1986 - Fiction - 127 pages
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The Enchanter is the Ur-Lolita, the precursor to Nabokov's classic novel. At once hilarious and chilling, it tells the story of an outwardly respectable man and his fatal obsession with certain pubescent girls, whose coltish grace and subconscious coquetry reveal, to his mind, a special bud on the verge of bloom.

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User Review  - Karthik - Goodreads

This book is essentially the notes to Lolita but the story transitions are abrupt, especially the death of his pubescent salacious interest's mother, and the plot seems designed to facilitate its ... Read full review

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User Review  - Supriya Garg - Goodreads

u do need to read lolita and ada, before embarking on this one Read full review

Contents

Authors Note One
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Translators Note
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THE ENCHANTER
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Copyright

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Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born poet, novelist, lVladimir Nabokov (1899-1977), Russian-born poet, novelist, literary critic, translator, and essayist was awarded the Natiterary critic, translator, and essayist was awarded the National Medal for Literature for his life's work in 1973. He tional Medal for Literature for his life's work in 1973. He taught literature at Wellesley, Stanford, Cornell, and Harvaraught literature at Wellesley, Stanford, Cornell, and Harvard. He is the author of many works including Lolita, Pale Fird. He is the author of many works including Lolita, Pale Fire, Ada, and Speak, Memory. e, Ada, and Speak, Memory.

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