by Vladimir Nabokov
Lolita Book 1, Chapter 7 Summary
- Humbert decides that marriage would be a good smokescreen for his perversion. Plus, having a wife to do everything for you would be nice.
- He marries Valeria, the daughter of a Polish doctor.
- Humbert reiterates that he is "an exceptionally handsome male" (7.1) but not always wise in matters of sex.