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A Vagabond in Italy: [Lolita] A novel by Percy Elphinstone in the prison.
Valeria: [Lolita] Humbert's nubile first wife who turns overnight into a "puffy, short-legged, big-breasted and practically brainless baba." Died in childbirth around 1945.
van Ness, Vanessa: [Lolita] Mrs. Leigh's maiden name.
Vaucluse: [Lolita] An area of Southestern France, often home to Petrarch.
Venice Revisited: [Lolita] A novel in the prison library written by Percy Elphinstone (pub. 1868).
Vibrissa: [Lolita] Clare Quilty's char woman who has three breasts. Clare Quilty offers her to Humbert as part of a bribe in an attempt to save his life.
Virgil: [Lolita] (70-19 BC) A Latin poet whom Humbert sees as homosexual.
Virginia: [Lolita] (1823-1847) Virginia Clemm, wife and cousin of Edgar Allan Poe whom he married when she was 13 years old.