Best Selling Books In History
Lolita 50 million
Written by Russiannative Vladimir Nabokov, Lolita was originally written in English before being translated into Russian by the author. Forming a classic part of 20th century literature, the book follows protagonist Humbert Humbert a 38yearold year professor as he develops a ual relationship with his new 12yearold stepdaughter Dolores Haze commonly known by his nickname for her, Lolita. Since then, Lolita has been made into two operas, two ballets, and a Broadway musical. In pop culture, the name Lolita often refers to a girl who is ually more mature than her age.