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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov
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Mar 20, 2008

it was amazing
bookshelves: classic-must-read
Read in January, 1997

single greatest opening line of a novel to date.

"Lolita, light of my life, fire of my loins. My sin, my soul. Lo-lee-ta: the tip of the tongye taking a trip of three steps down the palate to tap, at three, on the teeth. Lo. Lee. Ta."
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