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The Real Lolita

The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World

by Sarah Weinman

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The Real Lolita
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The Kidnapping of Sally Horner and the Novel That Scandalized the World
Author
Sarah Weinman

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A gripping true-crime investigation of the 1948 abduction of Sally Horner details the crime itself and how it inspired Vladimir Nabokov's classic novel, Lolita.