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Lolita Quotes From The Controversial Novel

Enjoy reading these Lolita quotes from the controversial novel that’s regarded as one of the greatest works of literature.

Lolita is a controversial 1955 novel written by Russian-American novelist Vladimir Nabokov. The novel portrays the sexual assault of a 12-year-old American girl named Dolores Haze.

Humbert Humbert, the pseudonym for the middle-aged French literature professor, grooms and rapes Dolores after he becomes her stepfather. Humbert calls Dolores “Lolita” in private.

There are many Lolita quotes that seem like they should be about love. However, Humbert, believing he feels this romantic love for “Lolita” is disturbing.

The novel begins with a fictitious foreword by John Ray Jr., who identifies himself as an editor of

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Vladimir Nabokov Dolores Haze Humbert Humbert John Ray-Junior