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D.H. Lawrence - Lady Chatterley's Lover (2nd Hand Paperback)

SKU B001458
  • Format : Slightly Smaller 2nd Hand Paperback.
  • Condition : Very Good
  • Category : Fiction - Classics
  • Published : 1928 (This Ed. 1998 - Penguin Fiction)
  • ISBN : 9780140274295
  • SKU : B001458
  • PPC : LL200gm
  • RRP : £4.99
  • Quantity Available : 1 only.

Lady Chatterley's Lover is a novel by English author D. H. Lawrence, first published privately in 1928 in Italy, and in 1929 in France.

Lawrence's frank portrayal of an extramarital affair and the explicit sexual explorations of it's central characters caused this controversial book, now considered a masterpiece, to be banned as pornography until 1960.

Inspired by the long-standing affair between D. H. Lawrence’s German wife and an Italian peasant, Lady Chatterley’s Lover follows the intense passions of Constance Chatterley. Trapped in an unhappy marriage to an aristocratic mine owner whose war wounds have left him paralysed and impotent, Constance enters into a liaison with the gamekeeper Mellors.

Frank Kermode called the book D. H. Lawrence’s “great achievement,” Anaïs Nin described it as “his best novel,” and Archibald MacLeish hailed it as “one of the most important works of fiction of the century.”


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