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Lolita (Hardback)

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Hardback 329 Pages / Published: 17/12/1992
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Poet and pervert, Humbert Humbert becomes obsessed by twelve-year-old Lolita and seeks to possess her, first carnally and then artistically, out of love, 'to fix once for all the perilous magic of nymphets'. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? A tortured soul or a monster? Or is he all of these? Humbert Humbert's seduction is one of many dimensions in Nabokov's dizzying masterpiece, which is suffused with a savage humour and rich, elaborate verbal textures.

Publisher: Everyman
ISBN: 9781857151336
Number of pages: 329
Weight: 518 g
Dimensions: 211 x 135 x 26 mm

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“My favourite novel”

Lolita is haunting, delicate and charming, and all the more unnerving for being these things, considering that the narrator is a deranged child-molester. Lolita stays in the mind long after one has put it down, mainly... More

Paperback edition
15th April 2011
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“Questions your morals”

As an English Student, this book has been debated about greatly, and so I had to read it. It is a very clever narrative, as you start off, rightly so, thinking that this man is purely just a pedophile but by the end... More

Paperback edition
17th March 2014
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“Brilliant- changed the way I think”

I read this book when I was 18, so three years ago, and I still love it now and enjoy re-reading it.
This is a book which is extremely well written, the author has the most amazing talent ever and kept me gripped... More

Paperback edition
19th October 2009
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