Writer’s Review: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

“Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongue taking a trip of three down the palate to tap, at three on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta” That’s probably the best first sentence of a novel i’ve ever read. I can understand why Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita was recommended by Francine Prose in the ‘Narration’ chapter of Reading Like A Writer: A Guide for People Who Love Books and for Those Who Want to Write Them. I think it should be top on the list of books to learn from (read: … Continue reading Writer’s Review: Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov