The Primrose Path

The Primrose Path

by David Herbert Lawrence

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The Primrose Path by David Herbert Lawrence

The Primrose Path tells of the youngest sibling of a family, considered to be a black sheep of sorts, who leaves his first wife for a young woman who later, according to him, poisons him. He jumps around from England to Australia and back, where he finally settles in as a taxi-cab driver and takes up with a young woman, living with both her and her mother. A nephew of his reconnects with him and tells him that his first wife is dying of consumption, and on her deathbed asks that he takes their remaining daughter (the elder of their two daughters was given to a wealthy aunt). He agrees and then returns to his girlfriend's home with his nephew to share dinner. At the end of the narrative it is stated that the young girl will leave him, suggesting the fleeting nature of the life he has chosen.

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ISBN-13: 9781530468638
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 03/24/2016
Pages: 38
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.08(d)

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