‘What beauties the book contains! There are many pages in it so saturated with warm and lovely intimacies that one reads absorbed’ Guardian
Women in Love begins one blossoming spring day in England and ends with a terrible catastrophe in the snow of the Alps. Ursula and Gudrun are very different sisters who become entangled with two friends, Rupert and Gerald, who live in their hometown. The bonds between the couples quickly become intense and passionate but whether this passion is creative or destructive is unclear.In this astonishing novel, widely considered to be D.H. Lawrence's best work, he explores what it means to be human in an age of conflict and confusion.
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD JACOBSON
What beauties the book contains! There are many pages in it so saturated with warm and lovely intimacies that one reads absorbed
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