The Trespasser

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Viking Press, 1983 - Fiction - 251 pages
It was the sitting-room of a mean house standing in line with hundreds of others of the same kind along a wide road in South London. Now and again the trams hummed by but the room was foreign to the trams and to the sound of the London traffic.

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About the author (1983)

D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence was born on September 11, 1885. His father was a coal miner and Lawrence grew up in a mining town in England. He always hated the mines, however, and frequently used them in his writing to represent both darkness and industrialism, which he despised because he felt it was scarring the English countryside. Lawrence attended high school and college in Nottingham and, after graduation, became a school teacher in Croyden in 1908. Although his first two novels had been unsuccessful, he turned to writing full time when a serious illness forced him to stop teaching. Lawrence spent much of his adult life abroad in Europe, particularly Italy, where he wrote some of his most significant and most controversial novels, including Sons and Lovers and Lady Chatterly's Lover. Lawrence and his wife, Frieda , who had left her first husband and her children to live with him, spent several years touring Europe and also lived in New Mexico for a time. Lawrence had been a frail child, and he suffered much of his life from tuberculosis. Eventually, he retired to a sanitorium in Nice, France. He died in France in 1930, at age 44. In his relatively short life, he produced more than 50 volumes of short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel journals, and letters, in addition to the novels for which he is best known.

Paula Schwartz wrote over 35 regency and historical romance novels under the pseudonym Elizabeth Mansfield. She was born in the Bronx, New York in 1925. She studied English at Hunter College and became a teacher. She became a full-time writer in the late 1970s. She died of ovarian cancer in December 2003.

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