This is the novel that first established Nabokov's reputation with a large audience tour-de-force of comic satire on sex and the American ways of life.
I was not very impressed with this book at all. I found the writing to be much too artificial. At the very first paragraph of Humbert's narrative, I found myself a bit put off by... Read morePublished on October 5, 2010 by M. Cromwell
One of the best books I've ever read. Excellent on so many levels. Highly recommended.Published on June 11, 2010 by J.G.
By his own account, only about 20% of Nabokov's 213 page screenplay ended up in Kubrick's film. Even so, the author's opinion of Kubrick's end product was high, and the screenplay... Read morePublished on June 1, 2000 by Joe Costa