The Real Lolita Story Is Way Darker than the Book

The classic 20th-century novel has ties to an alarming legal case.

In a poll of 125 famous authors, Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita was ranked the best book of the 20th century.

It’s an incredible feat considering how dark the story is: The plot revolves around a man’s obsession with a 12-year-old girl, Dolores Haze…

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Sean Kernan

Always on the hunt for a good story. That guy from Quora. Writing out of Tampa, Florida.