Women in Love
"Women in Love is a work of genius. It contains characters which are masterpieces of pure creation." — New StatesmanWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD JACOBSONWomen 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... show more
"Women in Love is a work of genius. It contains characters which are masterpieces of pure creation." — New StatesmanWITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD JACOBSONWomen 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.
Publish date: June 5th 2008
Publisher: Vintage Classics
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Classic Literature
, Literary Fiction
, 20th Century
, Banned Books
Series: Brangwen Family (#2)
The Rainbow by D.H. Lawrence I loved Sons and Lovers, and who doesn’t love “The Rocking Horse Winner”? So I figured I would like this one too. The Rainbow follows several members of a family through different generations. They live on a farm in the East Midlands of England. There was something inc...
Women in Love is a novel about, well, some women who are in love.Of course, that's not everything, but it's pretty close. And anyway, if you're reading this you're probably not reading it for the plot. The characters have a complex inner life and think a lot about death and apocalypse and the meanin...
This is not just because the narrator talks too fast and is really hard to understand, it's also because I'm just too old for this book. In my idealistic youth I would have found the ramblings of these people inspiring but now I'm bored. They go on and on about how the world is awful and I just ha...
I can't see the point of DH Lawrence in this day and age and there will be no more forays into re-reading this dated stuff for me. Somethings do not stand the test of time.
I couldn't finish this book, it was terrible! Very unlikeable characters.