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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.
The book that i received was written on on every. Single. Page.
It was so marked up it was extremely difficult to even read it let alone enjoy it. Read more
Just as amazing as I imagined it. Nabokov is truly a genius to come up with something this amazing out of a bad situation, or as some people might argue, a bad person. Read morePublished 8 days ago by Henry Rheault
This book probably couldn't be written or published today, but it's one of the greatest novels of the 20th - or any other - century. Read morePublished 16 days ago by EnglishMajor
Lolita is an exceptional novel, a tapestry and a trick. Humbert Humbert's vocab is so luminous and magical, he himself is witty and morose, scathing and tender, paedo and poet. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Mr. B. Eden
Difficult literature to read, however, I could not put it down. Throughout the book you feel sorry for Lolita, but you also feel sorry for H.H. Read more
Not bad. The prose, as most will point out, is great. Amazing even. And if you're a prose lover buy and read this book now. Read morePublished 29 days ago by BronxRev
Book came in terrible condition with pages stuck together and wet. Thought it was in "good" condition. I can barely touch this thing without gloves. Na sonPublished 1 month ago by Dazedandrefused
What can be said that hasn't already?
Well, I think the beauty of language is a satire on H.H -- our lead character. Read more
Old english exciting book with alot of french little anecdotes, but very daring for its time and good hold of readerPublished 1 month ago by Lasse Nørgaard