Lolita (Vintage International)

by Vladimir Nabokov | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0679723161 Global Overview for this book
Registered by chance22 of San Leandro, California USA on 8/30/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by chance22 from San Leandro, California USA on Wednesday, August 30, 2006
While this is a classic and the writing is excellent, I couldn't get past the subject matter. Every time I picked it up to read, I had this nagging feeling of disgust. I waded through this book. SPOILER WARNING!!!

Just for the record, there is no redemption at the end, so it wasn't worth the read, IMHO.

Released 12 yrs ago (3/23/2007 UTC) at Common Grounds coffee shop, on the bookshelf in Davis, California USA

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I left this book on the bookshelf when you first walk in.

Journal Entry 3 by hawksgirl from Arlington, Virginia USA on Tuesday, March 27, 2007
Found at Common Grounds

Journal Entry 4 by hawksgirl from Arlington, Virginia USA on Monday, April 09, 2007
A really thought-provoking novel. Don't dismiss it out of hand for its topic: you'll miss out.

Better yet, have a friend read it so you can discuss; I did! I found Humbert's early internal struggle fascinating, as well as Lolita's use of her power in the relationship. Also comparing Humbert and the other fellow (forgot name already :\).

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