Lady Chatterley's Lover (Hardcover)
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English author, poet, playwright, DH Lawrence was also essayist and literary critic. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialization. In them, Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, human sexuality and instinct.
The story concerns a young married woman whose upper class husband has been paralysed from the waist down due to a Great War injury. In addition to Clifford's physical limitations, his emotional neglect of his wife forces distance between the couple. Her emotional frustration leads her into an affair with the gamekeeper, Oliver Mellors....
Banned for obscenity in the United States (1929-59), Canada, Australia, India, and Japan, the book soon became notorious for its story of the physical and emotional relationship between a working class man and an upper class woman.