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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.
This is just a beautiful book, very well written with an extremely compelling story.
Due to Nabokov's eloquent, intelligent and much layered prose, Lolita is one of the greatest, most tragic yet strangest love stories of all time.
"Lolita" is so good, it makes you love a pedophile. there isn't much else I can say other than: "go read it."
Could not finish reading this book. Self-indulgent garbage in my opinion.Published 5 hours ago by James E. Mcvoy
ex husband hacked into account and ordered them. No idea how it is working.Published 3 days ago by Cheri
There's not a whole lot here that one can say that hasn't been said a zillion times over by the other 860 reviewers, but I have to say this is the best-written novel I've ever... Read morePublished 3 days ago by L.D.Bronstein
Nabokov was characterized by one of my English Lit professors as a "strict formalist". That sounds like a dismissive judgement, but it's closer to the mark than the... Read morePublished 4 days ago by reading man
You can't go wrong with this book, although I do suggest it for mature audiences only. Very excited to read it again now that I own a copy.Published 6 days ago by Katherine
Wow! What use of language even if it is funneled through a pedophile ..Published 8 days ago by Sam Eckhart
It's hard to review, I would get to a part I found disturbing and I would stop reading thinking it's just to perverted, and it was. Read morePublished 9 days ago by alice Coe
Whilst being controversial is no doubt one of its major features, it has much more to it than simple shock factors. Read morePublished 13 days ago by Charlii Prince