Book Collection. Author Biography
David Herbert Lawrence (1885 – 1930)
Lawrence was born in a mining coal town, in Nottinghamshire.
He left schooling in 1901 working briefly before an onset
of pneumonia and returned to education in 1908 at the University
College of Nottingham.
In 1912, he met Frieda Weekley and they
eloped to a garrison town in Germany near the border of France.
It was here, that Lawrence was arrested and
accused of being a British spy before being released following
the help of Frieda’s father.
D.H. Lawrence completed
Sons and Lovers in 1913 during his stay in
Italy before returning to England where they were viewed with
suspicion due to Frieda’s German lineage.
After the war, wanderlust sent Lawrence
to Sri Lanka, Australia, North America, Mexico and Southern
France, inspiring many novels along his way. His last and
best known work was to be Lady Chatterly's Lover,
which was banned for a time in the UK and US after being declared
He died in Vence France in 1930.
Literary Classics contains 560 authors, and
thousands of unabridged books.
The DH Lawrence unabridged classic books,
included on the Literary Classics CD are: