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 European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America. Most of all, it is a meditation on love--love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.
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Book arrived in great conditionUser Review - hooleeah - Overstock.com
I havent read the book yet but it arrived in perfect condition which I was very happy with. Looking forward to sitting down with it this weekend. Read full review
LOLITAUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
Nabokov is not unknown here. Pain (reviewed p. 14-1957) had a good press and a discriminating reading public. Conclusive Evidence, an autobiographical segment, had great charm and a certain satiric ... Read full review