Sons and Lovers

Sons and Lovers

Written by:
Introduction by:
Edited by: Helen Baron
Edited by: Carl Baron

Format
Paperback
Price
$13.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141441443
  • 544 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

Sons and Lovers is a highly autobiographical and compelling portrayal of childhood, adolescence, and the price of family bonds. Repelled by her uneducated and sometimes violent husband, delicate Gertrude Morel devotes her life to her sons. But conflict is inevitable when Paul seeks relationships with women to escape the suffocating grasp of his mother. As profoundly affecting today as it was nearly a century ago, this is the peerless Lawrence at his most personal.

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Praise

Lawrence’s masterpiece… a revelation. (Anthony Burgess)
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