Lolita

Lolita

By Vladimir Nabokov

Vintage Espanol, Paperback, 9780307474674, 389pp.

Publication Date: November 10, 2009

Description
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 Lolita

"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