Lolita (Paperback)

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Lolita, la mAs famosa y controversial novela de Vladimir Nabokov, cuenta la historia de la obsesiOn devoradora del cuarentOn Humbert Humbert por la nInfula Dolores Haze. Ternura y fascinaciOn --ademAs de tristeza y un humor mordaz-- llenan sus pAginas pero es, por encima de todo, una meditaciOn sobre el amor--el amor como abuso y alucinaciOn, locura y transformaciOn.

About the Author


One of the twentieth century s master prose stylists, Vladimir Nabokov was born in St. Petersburg in 1899. He studied French and Russian literature at Trinity College, Cambridge, then lived in Berlin and Paris, where he launched a brilliant literary career. In 1940 he moved to the United States, and achieved renown as a novelist, poet, critic and translator. He taught literature at Wellesley, Stanford, Cornell, and Harvard. In 1961 he moved to Montreux, Switzerland, where he died in 1977.

Praise For…


"Nabokov escribe prosa de la única manera en que se debería, es decir, extáticamente". —John Updike

"Entre las más sutiles y complejas creaciones literarias de nuestro tiempo".  —Mario Vargas Llosa

Product Details
ISBN: 9780307474674
ISBN-10: 0307474674
Publisher: Vintage Espanol
Publication Date: November 10th, 2009
Pages: 389
Language: Spanish