Sons and Lovers
This semi-autobiographical novel tells the story of Paul a young artist. The story deals with family, social class and romance in a mining community. A young girl from a higher class meets and falls in love with a miner. She soon realizes the difficulties of living within her means. Her husband starts visiting the pub and she puts her energy into her sons. She turns to her sons as lovers, which has consequences for them when they grow and want to form relationships on their own.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - SadieBabie - LibraryThing
What a wonderful book! Really, really great - written beautifully, with a simple but at the same time complex storyline. The story itself, though spread over so many years, didn't have a lot of action ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - greeniezona - LibraryThing
It took me approximately 500 years to read this book. Partly because it was long, partly because it was slow in places, but mostly because my copy of the book (where did I get it? and why did I bother ... Read full review