150 Covers for Nabokov’s Lolita

There is a pretty rad site that collects book covers for Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita from every era and corner of the world. The book covers range from the boring to the bizarre, but it is fascinating to see how they change depending on the era or country. Click on the link to see them all, but below are a few that stood out to me:

150 Covers for Nabokov's Lolita

1962, Brazil

150 Covers for Nabokov's Lolita

1982, Germany

150 Covers for Nabokov's Lolita

2000, UK

150 Covers for Nabokov's Lolita

1999, Russia

150 Covers for Nabokov's Lolita

1987, Germany

150 Covers for Nabokov's Lolita

2005, China

150 Covers for Nabokov's Lolita

1965, Sweden

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