Review: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov


Rating: ★ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆
Date read: February 20 to March 01, 2011
Read count: 1

I judge people by how much this book means to them. No joke.

Yes, the writing is lyrical. Yes, Nabokov is a great writer. But the subject matter remains creepy as hell. No amount of textual evidence or reasonable persuasion will convince me that this book is not creepy as hell.

Usually, prose comes before content for me. This is one of the very few instances where I cannot enjoy a beautifully written book because I cannot stand its subject matter.


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