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Lady Chatterley's Lover, Lawrence,  D. H.
Lady Chatterley's Lover
D. H. Lawrence

Hardback $19.99 - Pan Macmillan UK
Fiction - Published: 31/Oct/2017 - ISBN: 9781509843190

<b>David Herbert Lawrence</b> was born on 11th September 1885 in Eastwood, a small mining village in the English Midlands. Despite ill health as a child and a comparatively disadvantageous position in society, he became a teacher in 1908, and took up a post at a school in Croydon, London. His first novel, <i>The White Peacock</i>, was published in 1910, and from then until his death he wrote feverishly, producing poetry, essays, plays, travel books, short stories, and eleven more novels<i>.</i> Lawrence traveled widely, settling for periods in Italy, New Mexico and Mexico. He married Frieda Weekley in 1914 and died of tuberculosis in 1930.
<b>Anna South</b> is a British publisher and editor. D. H. Lawrence's classic novel about a passionate love affair Connie’s unhappy marriage to Clifford Chatterley is one scarred by mutual frustration and alienation. Crippled from wartime action, Clifford is confined to a wheelchair, while Connie’s solitary, sterile existence is contained within the narrow parameters of the Chatterley ancestral home, Wragby. She seizes her chance at happiness and freedom when she embarks on a passionate affair with the estate’s gamekeeper, Mellors, discovering a world of sexual opportunity and pleasure she’d thought lost to her.

The explosive passion of Connie and Mellors’ relationship – and the searing candour with which it is described – marked a watershed in twentieth-century fiction, garnering <i>Lady Chatterley’s Lover</i> a wide and enduring readership and lasting notoriety.

The text is taken from the privately published <i>Author’s Unabridged Popular Edition</i> of 1930, the last to be supervised in D. H. Lawrence’s lifetime. It also includes his witty essay<i>, My Skirmish with Jolly Roger</i>, describing the pirating of this infamous novel.

This Macmillan Collector’s Library edition of <i>Lady Chatterley’s Lover </i>features an afterword by editor and publisher, Anna South.

Designed to appeal to the booklover, the Macmillan Collector’s Library is a series of beautiful gift editions of much loved classic titles. Macmillan Collector’s Library are books to love and treasure.

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