The Fox; the Captain's Doll; the Ladybird

The Fox; the Captain’s Doll; the Ladybird


Introduction by:
Editor: Dieter Mehl
Notes by:

Format
Paperback
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$17.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780141441832
  • 304 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

A collection of three novellas that display D. H. Lawrence’s brilliant and insightful evocation of human relationships – both tender and cruel – and the devastating results of war 

In The Fox, two young women living on a small farm during the First World War find their solitary life interrupted. As a fox preys on their poultry, a human predator has the women in his sights. The Captain’s Doll explores the complex relationship between a German countess and a married Scottish soldier in occupied Germany, while in The Ladybird a wounded prisoner of war has a disturbing influence on the Englishwoman who visits him in hospital.

For more than seventy years, Penguin has been the leading publisher of classic literature in the English-speaking world. With more than 1,700 titles, Penguin Classics represents a global bookshelf of the best works throughout history and across genres and disciplines. Readers trust the series to provide authoritative texts enhanced by introductions and notes by distinguished scholars and contemporary authors, as well as up-to-date translations by award-winning translators.
The Fox; the Captain's Doll; the Ladybird

The Fox; the Captain’s Doll; the Ladybird

D. H. Lawrence, Introduction by: Helen Dunmore, Editor: Dieter Mehl, Notes by: David Ellis

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