What is that "Old book by Nabakov" and where can I get me a copy?

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    At 2:20. I've got a young girl at work hitting on me and need to brush up on my skills.
     
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    One of the greatest works of fiction in the Modern Western Canon
     
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    Any library.
     
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    Jared Fogle is selling his copy on eBay.
     
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    They made a movie of it with Peter Sellers playing a small part.
     
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    Pale Fire is a better book.
     
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    Signed copy, he needs the cash.
     
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    I'm partial to Pale Fire and Pnin, but Lolita is also a literary masterpiece.
     
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    One of the lyrics that confirms the dictum that rock lyrics are not poetry.
     
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    Ada, or Ardor is my personal favorite, though Mary is a great read. That song refers to Lolita, which was my first of his novels, and still a favorite. It's a bit more crazed in its pacing towards the end than I prefer, which is something I think he figured out more on later novels.
     
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    When I was a younger teacher, Mr. Sumner's tale is not a work of fiction. You had to be very careful and avoid even the appearance of anything Nabakov-like.
     
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    Lolita is a bit twisted but the prose is second to none.
     
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    Yes, Nabakov is a brilliant writer.
    Unlike Sting.
    Interesting that Sting, Knopfler, and Kris Kristofferson were all english teachers. Only Kristofferson excelled at lyrics. He was a Rhodes scholar & taught at West Point.
     
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