In fact, I vow here and now to re-read it in full right after my 30th birthday. Posts about Lolita written by Biblioklept and Edwin Turner. takes on Serge Gainsbourg's dark, moody, sexy, weird album (listen to it/see it here). . Boyd confronts Nabokov's life, career, and legacy; his art, science, and thought; his .. despair of a neglected, overworked teen trapped in a dead-end job in a Podunk town.