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The Russian-born author has amazing control of the English language--his jaw-dropping prose comes through powerfully on this audiotape (though some scholars believe the novel symbolizes Nabokov's internal struggle with the English language). Regardless of whether you condemn or condone the classic, listening to this audio rendition is a must. --Gina Kaysen (Running time: 11.5 hours) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Humbert Humbert narrates this tale of his love and obsession for Lolita.
Stylistically, there are few novels in English that match Nabokov's masterpiece for the seriously playful love and use of language.
Because many - if not most - readers have formed views about the subject matter and the characters before they have read the book.
A filthy book. Why waste your life reading
satanic slime. Do something with your life.
Donate to the starving people around the
world etc .
"Lolita" is a novel by Russian born author Vladimir Nabokov, which was first published in English in 1955. The novel has a reputation for its controversial subject matter. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Brent McGregor
I tried to read it, but could not get over the disturbing topic. The writing style is amazing and beautiful but unfortunately, I couldn't be open-minded enough to get through it. Read morePublished 15 days ago by Shelley
got what I seemed. used worn. didn't care about that much. the cover was different. that's really alllPublished 15 days ago by Scarlet romans
Somewhere near the end of this book I realized that it is about power, more specifically the lack of power. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Patrick J. Goggins