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The real Lolita

Sarah Weinman

The real Lolita

the kidnapping of Sally Horner and the novel that scandalized the world

by Sarah Weinman

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  • 21 Currently reading

Published .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Kidnapping,
  • Child abuse,
  • Captivity,
  • Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-290) and index.

    StatementSarah Weinman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV6603.H67 W45 2018
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 306 pages
    Number of Pages306
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26966560M
    ISBN 100062661922
    ISBN 109780062661920
    LC Control Number2018006366
    OCLC/WorldCa1033580811

    Sep 10,  · “The Real Lolita is a tour de force of literary detective work. Not only does it shed new light on the terrifying true saga that influenced Nabokov’s masterpiece, it restores the forgotten victim to our consciousness.” —David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon. Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. Sep 11,  · The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World by Sarah Weinman has an overall rating of Positive based on 18 book reviews.3/4(18).

    Humbert realizes that Lolita’s husband is not the man who kidnapped her from the hospital. When pressed, Lolita admits that Clare Quilty, a playwright whose presence has been felt from the beginning of the book, had taken her from the hospital. Lolita loved Quilty, but he kicked her out when she refused to participate in a child pornography orgy. The Real Lolita describes American cities like Camden, Baltimore, Dallas, and San Jose just after World War II, and neighborhoods about to go into economic decline. In the same way, Lolita is often thought of as a tug of war between old-world Europe (Humbert Humbert) and new-world America (Dolores Haze). What does Weinman’s book have to say.

    Yet very few of its readers know that the subject of the novel was derived from a real-life case: the abduction of eleven-year-old Sally Horner. Weaving together suspenseful crime narrative, cultural and social history, and literary investigation, The Real Lolita tells Sally Horner's full story for the very first time. Lolita Vladimir Nabokov, Knopf Doubleday pp. ISBN Summary Nabokov's Lolita was originally published in and immediately became embroiled in its own censorship battles. The story is admittedly, purposefully, a shocking one: Humbert Humbert, an emigré academic, has a .


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Not only does it shed new light on the terrifying true saga that influenced Nabokov’s masterpiece/5(61). The Real Lolita is a true-crime book focused on the kidnapping of an eleven year old girl named Sally You can also find this review on my book blog.

Prior to reading The Real Lolita by Sarah Weinman I was familiar with Nabokov’s Lolita but haven’t read it so keep in mind that these thoughts come form someone who hasn’t read Lolita/5. Apr 03,  · Russian-American novelist Vladimir Nabokov wrote the novel Lolita in Narrated by a middle-aged man named Humbert Humbert, the book tells the story of his obsession with a Author: Weird History.

Oct 23,  · The Real Lolita: A Lost Girl, an Unthinkable Crime, and a Scandalous Masterpiece - Kindle edition by Sarah Weinman. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Real Lolita: A Lost Girl, an Unthinkable Crime, and a Scandalous Masterpiece/5(70). Sep 17,  · “The Real Lolita” is Sarah Weinman’s attempt to pull back the veil on the kidnapping that may have helped inspire Nabokov’s novel.

The sections detailing Sally’s abduction read as. Sep 11,  · “The Real Lolita is a The real Lolita book de force of literary detective work. Not only does it shed new light on the terrifying true saga that influenced Nabokov’s masterpiece, it restores the forgotten victim to our consciousness.” —David Grann, author of Killers of the Flower Moon.

Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is one of the most beloved and notorious novels of all time. Lolita is a novel written by Russian-American novelist Vladimir stevefrithphotography.com novel is notable for its controversial subject: the protagonist and unreliable narrator, a middle-aged literature professor under the pseudonym Humbert Humbert, is obsessed with a year-old girl, Dolores Haze, with whom he becomes sexually involved after he becomes her stevefrithphotography.com: Vladimir Nabokov.

Meet the Real Lolita Who Inspired Nabokov’s Novel EXCERPT The author made a reference in ‘Lolita’ to a child who was kidnapped in and held captive for 21 months. Sep 11,  · 'The Real Lolita' Investigates The True Crime Story Of Sally Horner Written in light of Nabokov's famous novel, the book stands out for its captivating mix of.

Sep 07,  · In “The Real Lolita,” Weinman has compassionately given Sally Horner pride of place once more in her own life, a life that was first brutally warped by Frank La Salle, and then appropriated by. This constellation of crime and feminism is a central theme in The Real Lolita.

The book’s main target is what Weinman describes as the erasure at the center of the text. She contends that. Sep 10,  · But in this book, The Real Lolita, author Sarah Weinman argues that the character of Dolores Haze — the “Lolita” who Humbert Humbert obsesses over and rapes —.

Sep 11,  · The Real Lolita is a revelation, not simply because of what it reveals about Lolita’s dark roots, but for the course of action it proposes.

We don’t have to “cancel” every problematic work of art gifted to us by a male genius on high, but we can devote resources and attention to the lives sapped of their humanity for the cause. Sep 15,  · A True Story Of Kidnap And Rape In 'The Real Lolita' NPR's Scott Simon speaks with author Sarah Weinman about her new book The Real Lolita.

It tells the story of. Weinman’s book is about her quest to “figure out what [Nabokov] knew about Sally Horner and when he knew it.” Nabokov always denied any real-life influences. Like any good detective, Weinman visited the places Sally visited, talked to people who knew her and La Salle, and visited the schools Sally attended.

Sep 18,  · THE REAL LOLITA The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World By Sarah Weinman pp. Ecco/HarperCollins Publishers. $ RUST AND STARDUST By T. Greenwood pp. BookTV talks with authors and publishers about their forthcoming books.

These interviews take place at Book Expo, the publishing industry's annual trade show, im New York City. Sep 11,  · She wants us to remember Sally, and The Real Lolita all but guarantees we will.

But in his recondite way, Nabokov plainly didn’t want her to be forgotten either. He put her in his book, adding an unexpected and poignant new dimension to Humbert’s famous conclusion: “And this is the only immortality you and I may share, my Lolita.”.

Perhaps the most frightening passage in The Real Lolita is the note that Nabokov’s European agent sent him about a publisher’s response to the manuscript: “He finds the book not only.

Sep 11,  · The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World by Sarah Weinman, $18, Amazon. While there is plenty for Nabokov fans to Author: Sadie Trombetta. Editions for The Real Lolita: The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel that Scandalized the World: (Audiobook published in ), Jul 30,  · Two New Books Go in Search of the Real Lolita.

The Girls, is based on the Manson murders, but what makes the book sing is its exploration of the insidious nature of patriarchy.Sep 05,  · In The Real Lolita, a work of dutifully researched and duly gripping true-crime reportage that came out last fall, Sarah Weinman follows a young girl named Sally Horner.

As the book’s title suggests, Weinman attempts to frame Horner as Lolita’s real-life .