logo
Wrong email address or username
Wrong email address or username
Incorrect verification code
Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov, Craig Raine
Lolita
by: (author) (translator)
3.82 2690
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. Amazon.com description: Product Description: Humbert Humbert... show more
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. Amazon.com description: Product Description: Humbert Humbert is a middle-aged, fastidious college professor. He also likes little girls. And none more so than Lolita, who he`ll do anything to possess. Is he in love or insane? A silver-tongued poet or a pervert? A tortured soul or a monster? Or is he all of these?
show less
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141182537 (0141182539)
Publisher: Penguin Classics
Pages no: 378
Edition language: English
Bookstores:
Community Reviews
Odd and Bookish
Odd and Bookish rated it
I’ve been wanting to read this book for the longest time because Lana Del Rey, my favorite singer, loves to reference this book in her songs. This book did not disappoint. I loved the juxtaposition between the beautiful prose and the disturbing subject matter. It’s hard to describe what I think of...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it
4.0 Lolita
I loved it. I had always assumed that I would hate it, knowing that it was about an older man taking advantage of a very young girl. What I hadn't realized was that it is a book knowingly written from the villain's point of view. I had thought it would be all excuses and romanticism. That stuff is t...
Feminism in Cold Storage
Feminism in Cold Storage rated it
4.0 Lolita
I loved it. I had always assumed that I would hate it, knowing that it was about an older man taking advantage of a very young girl. What I hadn't realized was that it is a book knowingly written from the villain's point of view. I had thought it would be all excuses and romanticism. That stuff is t...
andrzejtabaka
andrzejtabaka rated it
5.0 Wspaniała literatura
Wspaniała literatura. Obowiązkowa pozycja dla każdego miłośnika książek.
Sarah's Library
Sarah's Library rated it
1.0 Lolita by Vladomir Nabokov
3/2 - Just like reading a paedophiles' autobiography. Full of justification as to why it's not his fault for feeling the way he feels for 'his Lolita'. To be continued...10/2 - I don't know if the writing is 'beautiful' enough to make up for the discomforting feeling of reading a paedophiiles' jou...
Other editions (82)
Books by Vladimir Nabokov
Books by Craig Raine
On shelves
Share this Book
Need help?