by Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita Book 1, Chapter 6 Summary
- Humbert considers whether his unconsummated lust affected the nymphets he so coveted. He also wonders what became of them as grown up women.
- He recalls his affair with "a young whore" (1.6.4) named Monique; it ends when she grows out of her nymphet cuteness.
- On his quest for other nymphets he has an unpleasant run-in that ends when he pays the prostitute but does not have sex with her.