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nytimes.com - 2 month ago

Edmund White Thinks Most People Misread ‘Lolita’

“Nabokov’s job in the book is to make you like the monstrous Humbert Humbert. In the 1960s readers were too swinging to see how evil he was and now readers are too prudish to see how charming he can be.”


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