The sick sadism of a Prussian officer drives his orderly towards a bloody reckoning. The other tales, including "Daughters of the Vicar" focus on the more familiar themes of class conflict and the darker forces of the heart.
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The Prussian Officer contains some of the greatest stories Lawrence ever wrote: 'Odour of Chrysanthemums', 'Daughters of the Vicar', 'The Prussian Officer', and 'The White Stocking'. This edition, based on Lawrence's manuscripts, typescripts and corrected proofs, is the first to remove the corruptions introduced by copyists, typists and printers.About the Author:
D.H. Lawrence (1885-1930), English novelist, storywriter, critic, poet and painter, one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. Among his works, Sons and Lovers appeared in 1913, The Rainbow in 1915, Women In Love in 1920, and many others.
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Book Description Penguin Classic, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0140182098