A controverial novel, Lolita is a literary novel about a man's erotic love for his young step-daughter.
Summary of the Book
Haunted by the death of a childhood sweetheart, Humbert Humbert has a softspot for young girls. When he meets Dolores Haze, a twelve year old nymphet as he calls her, he begins to feel a strong sexual pull towards her. The novel explores Humbert's obsessive and perhaps doomed feelings for the young girl, feelings which he begins to explore further when he becomes her step-father.
About Vladimir Nabokov
Vladimir Nabokov was a Russian novelist. He is well known for Pale Fire, The Enchanter, Mary and Transparent Things.
The current title has often been the topic of movies and great debate about the controversial topics of underage sex and incest.