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Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Series: Penguin Modern Classics
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The story of Humbert Humbert, poet and pervert, and his obsession with 12-year-old Dolores Haze. Determined to possess his "Lolita" both carnally and artistically, Humbert embarks on a disastrous courtship that can only end in tragedy.

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Vladimir Nabokov was born in St Petersburg in 1899, but he left Russia when the Bolsheviks seized power. His family moved to England for a brief spell and finally settled in Berlin. His first novel in English was The Real Life of Sebastian Knight, published in 1941. His other books include Ada, Laughter in the Dark, Details of a Sunset and Lolita, his best-known novel. Nabokov died in Montreux, Switzerland in 1977.

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General Fields

  • : 9780141182537
  • : Penguin Books Ltd
  • : Penguin Classics
  • : December 1999
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 813.54
  • : 336
  • : Modern fiction
  • : Vladimir Nabokov
  • : Paperback