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Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is a dark and daring story of obsessive love and transgression. Humbert Humbert's lust for his pubescent step-daughter, Lolita, shocked readers when it was first published in the 1950s; yet the novel was also celebrated for its beautifully lyrical writing. Almost fifty years after its first publication, Lolita remains a powerful tale of perversion and love gone wrong.

Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9780141037431

    September 1, 2008

    Penguin Press (UK Adult)

    372 pages

    RRP $12.99

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Letters To Vera
The Original Of Laura
Collected Stories
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Transparent Things
Look At The Harlequins!
The Tragedy Of Mister Morn
Collected Poems
The Enchanter
Glory
Lolita
Laughter In The Dark
Invitation To A Beheading
Bend Sinister
The Luzhin Defense
King, Queen, Knave
The Collected Stories Of Vladimir Nabokov
Despair
Pnin
Speak, Memory
The Annotated Lolita
Ada Or Ardor
The Defense

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