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25 Books To Read Before You Die

Lolita is included on Time's List of the 100 Best Novels in English-language from 1923 to 2005.The novel is notable for its controversial subject: the protagonist & unreliable narrator, a 37–38-year-old literature professor, Humbert Humbert, is obsessed with the 12-year-old Dolores Haze, with whom he becomes sexually involved after he becomes her stepfather

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from Flavorwire

20 Amazing Reimagined Book Covers

When I was talking about how transfixed I was while reading 'The Collector', my roommate suggested I read this book if I had enjoyed that type of book 'The Collector' was. Although I do not know much about the book, I am most certainly excited to find out why it is Vladimir Nabokov's "most famous and controversial book".

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from Salon

Our jobs just make us sad: How the 1 percent crushed America’s spirit and drained our souls

The right cover for “Lolita” - After years of soft-core designs, a book collects 60 new versions that do justice to the novel's dark complexities. Design: Jamie Keenan

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"Lolita" (cover of the first edition) > Vladimir Nabokov > 1955 > Fiction / Romance Novel / Tragicomedy > Novel

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Lolita, Nabokov. again not sure if this is a real cover--but does it matter? what makes it work for me is that one scratched out "Lolita."

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Introduction to Vladimir Nabokov's Lolita. In spite of the controversy, it is a beautiful read. The obsessive passionate doomed love truly is a lovely tragedy

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