D. H. Lawrence Lady Chatterley's Lover

ISBN 13: 9781427025265

Lady Chatterley's Lover

 
9781427025265: Lady Chatterley's Lover

Lady Chatterley's Lover (1928) was published in Florence and immediately banned around the world. This last and most famous of Lawrence's novels is the explicit account of the affair between Lady Constance and her husband's gamekeeper.

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Review:

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.

Book Description:

The Cambridge edition of Lady Chatterley's Lover is the first ever to restore to Lawrence's most famous novel the words that he wrote. Removing corruptions and errors and including hundreds of new words, phrases and sentences - this is the only text that can be read or quoted with confidence.

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