21 Times There Was a MAJOR Age Gap in a Romance Movie the most infamous and controversial film adaptations of all time (and rightfully so), Lolita follows. quotes from Lolita: 'It was love at first sight, at last sight, at ever and ever sight .' tags: beautiful, brutal, descriptive, feelings, love, lust, romance, sex. Lolita is a novel written by Russian American novelist Vladimir Nabokov. The novel is .. In response to an American critic who characterized Lolita as the record of Nabokov's "love affair with the romantic novel", Nabokov writes that "the .