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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.

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  • Paperback

    9780141037431

    September 1, 2008

    Penguin Press

    372 pages

    RRP $12.99

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Bend Sinister
The Luzhin Defense
King, Queen, Knave
The Collected Stories Of Vladimir Nabokov
Despair
Pnin
Speak, Memory
The Annotated Lolita
Ada Or Ardor

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