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View Point: Lolita or pedophilia? The real law-breaking pornography

  • Julia Suryakusuma

Seminyak, Bali | Wed, November 19 2008 | 11:00 am

PREMIUM Remember the novel Lolita? It's a 1955 novel by Vladimir Nabokov about Humbert Humbert, a literary scholar, and his obsession with a 12 year-old "nymphet" (a sexually desirable young girl between age 9 and 14). Critics say that the book is famous for its innovative style and it has long enjoyed classic status. At the same time, however, the book is also infamous for it's contro...

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