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3.00000704577641 out of 53.00000704577641 out of 53.00000704577641 out of 53.00000704577641 out of 53.00000704577641 out of 5 3.00 (283,858 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Vladimir Nabokov Narrator: Jeremy Irons Publisher: Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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Awe and exhilaration—along with heartbreak and mordant wit—abound in Lolita, Nabokov's most famous and controversial novel, which tells the story 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. Most of all, it is a meditation on love—love as outrage and hallucination, madness and transformation.

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  • One of Time Magazine's Best 100 English-Language Novels from 1923–2005

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Casie | 11/7/2013

    " The story is uncomfortable, the prose is incredible. Every time I sat down to read I felt the urge to jump up and take a shower, feeling so disgustingly violated, but the point of view draws you in despite making your skin crawl. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Darlene | 11/7/2013

    " very strange and i only read it because so many had and i had heard talk about it all my life. it was different from any thing i ahd ever read and though it was well written i would not enjoy any more like it. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Anca | 10/25/2013

    " Amazing. One of my favorite books. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Jan | 10/4/2013

    " An extremely well-crafted and well-written book but so difficult to read due to its subject matter. Evansville, Indiana readers should recognize a reference to the monkey ship at Mesker Zoo. "

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