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Lolita (Popular Penguin)

Lolita (Popular Penguin)

Author: Vladimir Nabokov
Series: Popular Penguins
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Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita is a dark and daring story of obsessive love and transgression. Humbert Humbert's lust for his pubescent stepdaughter, Lolita, shocked readers when it was first published in the 1950s; yet the novel was also celebrated for its beautifully lyrical writing. Almost fifty years after its first publication, Lolita remains a powerful tale of perversion and love gone wrong.

Author description

Vladimir Nabokov (1899-1977) Russian-born American novelist, critic, and acknowledged lepidopterist. Nabokov wrote both in Russian and English. His best-known novel, LOLITA (1955), shocked many people but its humor and literary style were praised by critics.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9780141037431
  • : Penguin Australia
  • : Penguin Australia
  • : August 2007
  • : 181mm X 111mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2015
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : en
  • : export ed
  • : export ed
  • : Modern fiction
  • : Paperback
  • : Modern fiction
  • : Paperback
  • : 336
  • : 336
  • : Vladimir Nabokov
  • : Vladimir Nabokov
  • : en