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One of the major works of fiction written during the twentieth century, D. H. Lawrence's last novel is an erotic celebration of life. Described by Theand#160;New York Times as "our time's most significant romance," the controversial book was banned, burned, and the subject of a landmark obscenity trial. Printed privately in Florence in 1928, it was not published in Great Britain until 1960, after having long scandalized society with its sexually explicit descriptions of lovemaking, its bold use of four-letter words that were considered vulgar, and a storyline in which the lovers were of different social stations.

Lawrence's classic tale of love and discovery pits the paralyzed and callous Clifford Chatterley against two major characters: Constance, his wife and#8212; a lonely, indecisive woman trapped in a sterile marriage and#8212; and her persuasive lover, Oliver Mellors, the robust and blunt-spoken gamekeeper of her husband's estate. The lyrical tale of their passionate, adulterous love affair has transported generations of readers into a world filled with natural beauty and seething with human emotion. A masterfully written opus, this extraordinary love story is essential reading for any study of twentieth-century literature.

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An erotic celebration of life, this classic tale of love and discovery pits the paralyzed and callous Clifford Chatterley against his indecisive wife and her persuasive lover, the gamekeeper, Oliver Mellors.

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Banned, burned, and the subject of a landmark obscenity trial, Lawrence's lyric and sensual last novel is now regarded as "our time's most significant romance." — The New York Times. This classic tale of love and discovery pits the paralyzed and callous Clifford Chatterley against his indecisive wife and her persuasive lover.

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9780486452340
Author:
Lawrence, D. H.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
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Lawrence, D.H.
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Dover Thrift Editions
Subject:
Classics
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Man-woman relationships
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Adultery
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Married women
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England
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Love stories
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Literature-A to Z
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Trade Paper
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Dover Thrift Editions
Publication Date:
20060915
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Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Language:
English
Pages:
272
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8.25 x 5.19 in 0.5 lb

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An erotic celebration of life, this classic tale of love and discovery pits the paralyzed and callous Clifford Chatterley against his indecisive wife and her persuasive lover, the gamekeeper, Oliver Mellors.

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Banned, burned, and the subject of a landmark obscenity trial, Lawrence's lyric and sensual last novel is now regarded as "our time's most significant romance." — The New York Times. This classic tale of love and discovery pits the paralyzed and callous Clifford Chatterley against his indecisive wife and her persuasive lover.

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