Three Complete Novels: Lady Chatterley's Lover, The Rainbow, Sons and Lovers
Three Complete Novels Lady Chatterley's Lover The Rainbow Sons and Lovers Author:D. H. Lawrence Perhaps the most controversial work of fiction of the twentieth century, Lady Chatterley's Lover, published in 1928, is not considered on of Lawrence's most important novels. Lyric and sensual, filled with scenes of intimate beauty and most unbearable tenderness, it is the story of Constance Chatterly, a lonely woman trapped in an empty marriage... more » who finds fulfillment in her passionate love for another man.
In 1915 Lawrence published The Rainbow, considered by many to be his finest novel. Set in the midlands of England, this novel of four generations of the Brangwen family was banned by the courts when it first appeared. It examines the erotic lives of the main characters, and through the union of Tom and Lydia, Anna and Will, and Ursula's passionate relationships, Lawrence explores the complex dynamic of marriage and physical love. It is a novel of huge scope and great power.
Son's and Lovers, published in 1913, is one of the great autobiographical novels of the twentieth century. The story of Paul Morel, his relationship with his possessive mother, his passionate affair with Miriam Levers, and his intense liaison with the married Clara Dawes, is rich in in sight and profound truths about human relationships. This is the novel that established Lawrence as a major writer.
Lawrence died in 1930 at the age of forty-four.« less