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"Lady Chatterley is trapped in an unhappy marriage with a husband who is paralysed physically and emotionally. Perhaps the most famous of Lawrence's novels, the 1928 LADY CHATTERLEY'S LOVER is no longer distinguished for the once-shockingly explicit treatment of its adulterous affair between a sexually unfulfilled upper-class married woman and the game keeper who works for the estate owned by her wheelchaired husband. Now that we're used to reading about sex, and seeing it in the movies, it's apparent that the novel is memorable for better reasons: namely, that Lawrence was a masterful and lyrical writer, whose story takes us bodily into the world of its characters."
ABOUT THE AUTHOR: D H LAWRENCE (1885-1930), the son of a coal miner and a lace worker, completed his formal studies at University College, Nottingham, in 1908 and began teaching at a boys' school. By 1912, he had abandoned teaching to write full-time. His novels include The White Peacock (1911), The Trespasser (1912), Sons and Lovers (1913), The Rainbow (1915), Women in Love (1920), The Plumed Serpent (1926), and Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928), which was banned as pornographic in England until 1960.
Very favourable reviews on Amazon.com.
Large format (trade) paperback 2007.
Very good condition.
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