Lady Chatterley's Lover

Hardcover Classics - Coralie Bickford-Smith

D. H. Lawrence - Author

Doris Lessing - Introduction by

Michael Squires - Editor

Michael Squires - Notes by

Coralie Bickford-Smith - Jacket Illustrator

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ISBN 9780141192482 | 400 pages | 10 Mar 2010 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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One of the most extraordinary literary works of the twentieth century, Lady Chatterley's Lover was banned in England and the United States after its initial publication in 1928. The unexpurgated edition did not appear in America until 1959, after one of the most spectacular legal battles in publishing history.

With her soft brown hair, lithe figure and big, wondering eyes, Constance Chatterley is possessed of a certain vitality. Yet she is deeply unhappy; married to an invalid, she is almost as inwardly paralyzed as her husband Clifford is paralyzed below the waist. It is not until she finds refuge in the arms of Mellors the game-keeper, a solitary man of a class apart, that she feels regenerated. Together they move from an outer world of chaos towards an inner world of fulfillment.

No one ever wrote better about the power struggles of sex and love.
Doris Lessing