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Author Nabokov, Vladimir Vladimirovich, 1899-1977.

Title Lolita / Vladimir Nabokov.

Imprint New York : Vintage Books, 1997, c1955.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Fiction  F N11l 1997    ---  Available
 Parsons Fiction  F Nabokov,V    ---  Available
Edition 2nd Vintage International ed.
Description 317 p. ; 21 cm.
Series Vintage international.
Summary The most controversial classic novel of the 20th century, Lolita tells the story of Humbert Humbert, a middle-aged man who is aroused to erotic desire only by a young girl. Awe and exhilaration--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.
Subject Teenage girls -- Sexuality -- Fiction.
Middle-aged men -- Fiction.
Pedophilia -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Erotic stories.
Love stories.
Local Subject Time magazine's top 10 racy novels June 2012.
ISBN 0679723161 (pbk.) : $13.00
9780679723165 (pbk.)

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