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Lolita

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A novel that studies the moral disintegration of a man whose obsessive desire to possess his step-daughter destroys the lives of those around him.
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display_descriptionWhen it was published in 1955, Lolita immediately became a cause celebre because of the freedom and sophistication with which it handled the unusual erotic predilections of its protagonist. But Vladimir Nabokov's wise, ironic, elegant masterpiece owes its stature as one of the twentieth century's novels of record not to the controversy its material aroused but to its author's use of that material to tell a love story almost shocking in its beauty and tenderness. Awe and exhilaration -- along with heartbreak and mordant wit -- abound in this account of the aging Humbert Humbert's obsessive, devouring, and doomed passion for the nymphet Dolores Haze. Lolita is also the story of a hypercivilized European colliding with the cheerful barbarism of postwar America, but most of all, it is a meditation on love -- love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.
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Child molesters -- Fiction
Erotic fiction
Erotic stories
Girls -- Fiction
Love stories
Middle-aged men -- Fiction
Pedophilia -- Fiction
Psychological fiction
Romance fiction
Russian fiction -- 20th century -- Translations into English
Teenage girls -- Sexual behavior -- Fiction
title_displayLolita
title_fullLolita / Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita / Vladimir Nabokov ; with an introduction by Martin Amis
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title_shortLolita
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Girls
Middle-aged men
Pedophilia
Russian fiction
Sexual behavior
Teenage girls