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The Enchanter By Vladimir Nabokov

The Enchanter
by Vladimir Nabokov

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Beginning the theme that continued with LOLITA, a man attempts to justify his erotic obsession with a young girl by marrying her ailing mother, whose death soon leaves him as the sole guardian of the pre-pubescent child.
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The Enchanter Summary

The Enchanter by Vladimir Nabokov

As the story of a middle-aged man's fatal obsession with certain pubescent girls who are, to his mind, special buds on the verge of bloom, THE ENCHANTER is the precursor to LOLITA.

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The Enchanter Reviews

Nabokov writes prose the only way it should be written, that is, ecstatically." -- John Updike
"Masterly ... brilliant." -- V. S. Pritchett, The New York Review of Books
"A gem to be appreciated by any admirer of the most graceful and provocative literary craftsman." -- Chicago Tribune
"One of the best books of the year ... [The Enchanter] displays the supple clarity of a master." -- Boston Globe
"Enchanting ... sleekly wrought." -- Newsweek

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The Enchanter by Vladimir Nabokov
Vladimir Nabokov
Used - Very Good
Pan Macmillan
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