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How old was Lolita?

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAlan Saperstein.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3569.A58 H69 1987
The Physical Object
Pagination275 p. ;
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2380989M
ISBN 100394563727
LC Control Number87009611
OCLC/WorldCa15551567

  Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. How old was Lolita? by Alan Saperstein, , Random House edition, in English - 1st ed. How old was Lolita?Pages: Lolita is a mid 20th century literature written by an American Novelist. The plot goes around 37 years old Humbert Humbert; French by born and professor of French literature, very sophisticated, intellectual and a masculined handsome man. He has excellent command over the language and is skillful to amaze his readers by his writing/5(K).   "It was the start of a descent into depression, drugs and a string of failed marriages, including one to a convicted murderer." Cursed by Lolita Unlike year-old Lolita in the book, year-old Sue Lyon was not flat-chested. Sue Lyon was the youngest of five children born in Iowa.


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The article also may have given the impression that Lolita was 14 years old at the beginning, or for the duration, of the book. In fact, she is 12 at. Directed by Adrian Lyne. With Jeremy Irons, Dominique Swain, Melanie Griffith, Frank Langella.

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Aug Humbert leaves Camp Q with Lolita; the pair checks in to The Enchanted Hunters hotel. Directed by Stanley Kubrick. With James Mason, Shelley Winters, Sue Lyon, Gary Cockrell.

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No one can blame. Following the book’s linear story more or less literally, Lyne has an actual twelve-year-old (Dominique Swain) play the role of Lolita.

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The novel consists of a preface, two parts and the author's annotation. The book starts with the foreword written by fictitious editor named John Ray, Jr., Ph.D., who explains the story that will follow.

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