The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd

The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd This play by the English writer D H Lawrence is the dramatised version of the author s short story Odour of Chrysanthemums An entertaining play that is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the book

  • Title: The Widowing of Mrs Holroyd
  • Author: D.H. Lawrence
  • ISBN: 9781445508481
  • Page: 170
  • Format: Paperback
  • This play by the English writer D H Lawrence is the dramatised version of the author s short story Odour of Chrysanthemums An entertaining play that is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all Lawrence lovers Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive We arThis play by the English writer D H Lawrence is the dramatised version of the author s short story Odour of Chrysanthemums An entertaining play that is thoroughly recommended for inclusion on the bookshelf of all Lawrence lovers Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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    1. Dank, dark, Northern angst set among miners. Lawrence's speciality. Mrs. Holroyd didn't marry for love and didn't find it in her marriage with the husband who humiliated her for his own amusement and beat her because she was his slave. But dawning happiness with another and the sudden fulfilment of wishing her brutish, brutal husband dead brought out the guilt in her. Years of ill-treatment fell away as she washed his corpse and all she could do was sob out her regrets and eulogise the dead.Sill [...]

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