Synopses & Reviews
These three novellas explore human relationships and the devastating results of war. In The Fox
, a predator targets two young women living on a small farm during the First World War. The Captain's Doll
explores the complex relationship between a German countess and a married Scottish soldier in occupied Germany. In The Ladybird
, a wounded prisoner of war has a disturbing influence on the Englishwoman who visits him in the hospital.
* Uses the restored texts of the Cambridge edition
* Includes a new introduction, chronology, and further reading
About the Author
D. H. Lawrence
(1885 &1930) was one of the greatest figures in twentieth-century English literature. His works include The Rainbow
and Lady Chatterley's Lover
Blake Morrison has written numerous works, including Things My Mother Never Told Me.
Helen Dunmore, a novelist, poet, and short story writer, won the Orange Prize for Fiction with A Spell of Winter.