: Humbert Humbert is a fastidious, middle-aged British novelist who is both appalled by and attracted to the vulgarity of US culture. When he comes to stay at the boarding house run by Charlotte Haze he soon becomes obsessed with Lolita, the woman's teenaged daughter. In fact, his passion for the girl becomes so overwhelming that he is willing to accept Charlotte's intimations of marriage just in order to be close to her daughter. Humbert then plots to spend more and more time alone with Lolita, but his pursuit of his obsession soon becomes such that it leaves all their lives damaged.
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