This is one of 1000 limited-edition copies of "Lady Chatterley's Lover" published to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, with a special jacket created by the leading British designer, Paul Smith. Constance Chatterley feels trapped in her sexless marriage to the invalid Sir Clifford. Unable to fulfill his wife emotionally or physically, Clifford encourages her to have a liaison with a man of their own class. But Connie is attracted instead to her husband's gamekeeper and embarks on a passionate affair that brings new life to her stifled existence. Can she find a true equality with Mellors, despite the vast gulf between their positions in society? One of the most controversial novels in English literature, "Lady Chatterley's Lover" is an erotically charged and psychologically powerful depiction of adult relationships.
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D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930), English novelist, storywriter, critic, poet and painter, one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. Among his works, Sons and Lovers appeared in 1913, The Rainbow (1915), Women In Love (1920), and many others.
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Book Description Penguin Classics, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. Paul Smith (illustrator). 1st Edition. 12mo - over 6¾ - 7¾" tall. Book Description: Penguin Classics, London, 2006. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. Limited Edition. 8vo. Contained in clear perspex slipcase with limitation label 197/1000, no shrinkwrap, in original white card box. One of 5 titles published to celebrate Penguin's 60th anniversary. Heavy item, WILL incur extra postage charges. Overseas buyers please request postage quote. Bookseller Inventory # 000068
Book Description Penguin Books, London, UK, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Dust Jacket Condition: New. 1st Edition. Limited edition, #651 of 1000 copies designed by Paul Smith and published to mark the sixtieth anniversary of Penguin Classics, bound in purple cloth with a exquisite silk embroidered dustwrapper, by Smith housed in a perspex slipcase. Unopened and still sealed, a collectors copy. A heavy book which will qualify for extra postage. Bookseller Inventory # 001086