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Lady Chatterley's Lover
Lady Chatterley's Lover
Author: D. H. Lawrence
Inspired by the long-standing affair between Frieda, Lawrence?s German wife, and an Italian peasant who eventually became her third husband, Lady Chatterley?s Lover is the story of Constance Chatterley, who, while trapped in an unhappy marriage to an aristocratic mine owner whose war wounds have left him paralyzed and impotent, has an affair wit...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781566197588
ISBN-10: 1566197589
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Publisher: Barnes Noble Books
Book Type: Hardcover
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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 subject matter--the 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.
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Class and 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 subject matter--the 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.
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My first DH Lawrence and a bit wordy. I liked the plot and the honesty of it all. I'll try another Lawrence.


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