Lady Chatterly's Lover

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Overview

Inspired by the long-standing affair between Frieda, Lawrence's German wife, and an Italian peasant who eventually became her third husband, Lady Chatterley's Lover is the story of Constance Chatterley, who, while trapped in an unhappy marriage to an aristocratic mine owner whose war wounds have left him paralyzed and impotent, has an affair with Mellors, the gamekeeper.
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Overview

Inspired by the long-standing affair between Frieda, Lawrence's German wife, and an Italian peasant who eventually became her third husband, Lady Chatterley's Lover is the story of Constance Chatterley, who, while trapped in an unhappy marriage to an aristocratic mine owner whose war wounds have left him paralyzed and impotent, has an affair with Mellors, the gamekeeper.
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What People Are Saying

Alfred Breit
Lawrence was concerned with one end: to reveal how love, how a relationship between a man and a woman can be most touching and beautiful, but only if it is unihibited and total.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402570872
  • Publisher: Recorded Books, LLC
  • Publication date: 12/17/2003
  • Format: CD

Meet the Author

D. H. Lawrence
Pensive and insightful, D. H. Lawrence brought to his work a frankness that had been missing from early 20th-century fiction. Though novels such as Lady Chatterly's Lover, Sons and Lovers, and others incited controversy and censorship for their sexual content, Lawrence was not being prurient; he was simply trying to describe the world around him, in both his fiction and his many letters and essays.

Biography

Born in Nottinghamshire, England, D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) was the author of a remarkable array of novels, stories, poetry, literary criticism, and travel writing, including the novels Sons and Lovers, The Rainbow, and Lady Chatterley's Lover.

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    1. Also Known As:
      David Herbert Richard Lawrence. Called "Bert" by his family. Jessie Chambers and Lawrence H. Davison are pseudonyms.
    1. Date of Birth:
      September 11, 1885
    2. Place of Birth:
      Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England
    1. Date of Death:
      March 2, 1930
    2. Place of Death:
      Vence, France

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 6, 2013

    Excellent read.

    The movie doesn't do this book justice. D. H. Lawrence had so much more to say about the complex relationships between men and women. As a female reader I appreciated the author's development of Lady Chatterly's sexual and emotional enlightenment.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 18, 2012

    Classic love story of the forbidden fruit.

    Classic D.H. Lawrence. Lady Chatterly finds herself married to a soldier. When he returns from the war, he is paralized from the waist down. Her free spirit allows her to seek love and sex elsewhere until she winds up pregnant and will have to make a life changing decision. The book is a little slow to start, but leaves the reader wanting more at the end.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2013

    Wonderful

    I loved it. Couldn't put it down.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 22, 2012

    Not just a sex scandal

    LCL has an amazing amount of economic discussion involving the transition of the coal mining industry to a more modern phase causing unemployment in England similar to current economic developments concerning our transition to less labor intensive industries. All of Lawrence's books have that tightly examined personal perspective that makes him the admired writer he is.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 30, 2012

    Recommended

    Enjoyed L. C's Lover as much as I did in the 1960's at which time it was banned by the Catholic Church and if my memory serves me correctly it was pulled from store book shelves at that time.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted August 17, 2013

    Raven

    Uhh.... i am a girl and i am not giving a irl bio. But i like cats,anime,and pokemon. I also like to rp and talk.

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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    Posted August 17, 2013

    Saber girl or flamenight

    Those are my code name is a blound that loves books and loves warriors

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    Im amber. I love drawing and writing books. Love staying up late. Im Rainstar of flameclab at waings of fire result one. And im Fox at Cold result 9...

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 28, 2013

    Lady Chitterly lover

    This is by far the best book i have ever read. Every english class should read this book

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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