Possible Source for Nabokov’s ‘Lolita’

Professor Michael Maar has unearthed an obscure 1916 short story published in German called “Lolita.” It tells of a middle-aged man’s fixation with a young girl. Scholars are now left to debate what it might mean if Vladimir Nabokov — author of the later novel Lolita — knew of the story. The story is On NPR.

Meanwhile, Vladimir Nabokov’s son Nabokovs’ will sell off his personal library Wednesday in Geneva. The sale includes 100 books and 30 titles.

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