Finalist, National Book Awards 1959 for Fiction

cover of Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
ISBN 9780679723165
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Vladimir Nabokov

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“Lolita” tells the story of aging Hubert Humbert who has an obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet, Dolores Haze. It is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America. All in all, “Lolita” is filled with awe and exhilaration, along with heartbreak and mordant wit.