In 1955 Vladimir Nabakov wrote his controversial novel Lolita. The novel tells the story of the antihero, Humbert Humbert, having had a sexual encounter at an early age, becomes obsessed with young teenage girls, takes up a career as a school teacher, and marries a woman in order to gain access to her 14-year-old daughter Dolores, aka Lolita, with him he has become madly infatuated. 1,549 more words
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Finding one’s voice, the manner in which one writes most effectively, often is the most difficult task a writer faces. In this novel I found a voice which overwhelms me, a voice which talks as though it is me, and not someone merely telling a story.