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Sons and Lovers
By D. H. Lawrence, Carl Baron (editor), Helen Baron (editor) and Blake Morrison (introduced by)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin Classics
Publication date November 28, 2006
Pages 492
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9780141441443
ISBN-10 0141441445
Dimensions 0.75 by 5 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Published in Great Britain
Original list price $13.00
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Summary
The marriage of Gertrude and Walter Morel has become a battleground. Repelled by her uneducated and sometimes violent husband, delicate Gertrude devotes her life to her children, especially to her sons, William and Paul. Set in Nottinghamshire, this work is an autobiographical portrayal of childhood, adolescence and the clash of generations.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: 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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