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 London, Penguin, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Neu. Dust Jacket Condition: Neu. 1. Auflage. UK first limited edition of 1,000 numbered copies, housed in a Perspex slipcase, beautiful jacket design by Sir Paul Smith, real silk with stunning embroidered flowers. Published on the occasion of Penguin s 60th anniversary. Pristine book, still sealed in publisher s shrink-wrap, complete with publisher s card-box with limitation number on label. Very Fine condition indeed! From a smoke-free environment, shipped bubble-wrapped in sturdy card-board to reach you in perfect condition. A very special collector s item! RARE! k1x Sprache: en Gewicht in Gramm: 550. Signatur des Verfassers. Bookseller Inventory # 12681