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Lolita

"In 1954 Vladimir Nabokov asked one American publisher to consider 'a firebomb that I have just finished putting together.' The explosive device: Lolita, his morality play about a middle-aged European's obsession with a 12-year-old American girl. Two years later, the New York Times called it 'great art.' Other reviewers staked a higher moral ground (the editor of the London Sunday Express declaring it 'the filthiest book I've ever read'). Since then, the sinuous novel has never ceased to astound." (Amazon.com Review)

ISBN: 
9780679723165
Age: 
Adult
Author: 
Vladimir Nabokov
Genre: 
Classics
Fiction