NABOKV-L post 0012055, Sun, 13 Nov 2005 16:23:09 -0800

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Fwd: Re: 1940s sex kidnap inspired Lolita
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"The plot for the book, published in 1955, was based
on the case of Sally Horner, a girl of 11 or 12 who
was blackmailed into a sexual relationship by a
50-year-old car mechanic, an academic has found."

I doubt if Ben Dowell ever heard of "The Enchanter."

Vladimir

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