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Perhaps the most famous of Lawrence's novels, the 1928 Lady Chatterley's Lover is no longer distinguished for the once-shockingly explicit treatment of its subject matter--the adulterous affair between a sexually unfulfilled upper-class married woman and the game keeper who works for the estate owned by her wheelchaired husband. Now that we're used to reading about sex, and seeing it in the movies, it's apparent that the novel is memorable for better reasons: namely, that Lawrence was a masterful and lyrical writer, whose story takes us bodily into the world of its characters.
* This abridgement is masterfully done and Emilia Fox reads even the most shuddering parts with dignity and authenticity. The Observer --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.See all Product Description
Simply outstanding! Very deep and conscientious of the timeless dynamic between man and woman and their relations. Timeless and beautifully concocted. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Chloe Flanagan
I read this book as a twenty year old and enjoyed it more now that I am older.Published 17 months ago by Winifred
I have heard about this book for many years but never read it until it was my bookclub members selection. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Janet WARD
Difficult to concentrate on, due to headaches and the fact that the narrative wasn't lively enough. Next... (C)Published on Sept. 25 2004 by Ez
Published in 1928, Lady Chatterley's Lover was D. H. Lawrence's last novel--it was also his most daring and blatantly erotic work. Read morePublished on March 21 2004 by I ain't no porn writer
His style in Lady Chatterley's Lover is amateuristic, at best. Admittedly, there are parts were the writing takes off and becomes something sublime. Read morePublished on Oct. 22 2003 by Queen Horatius