A novel that discusses strong emotions such as love and passion and evalutes values such as honour and respect. The author has drawn characters and delved into their psychology. The evolving relationships, the extra-marital affairs, yearnings and longings that shape characters are explained in lyrical and mild language. It compares different social classes and deep currents of feelings.
Perhaps the most famous of Lawrence's novels, the 1928 Lady Chatterley's Lover is no longer distinguished for the once-shockingly explicit treatment of its subject matter--the adulterous affair between a sexually unfulfilled upper-class married woman and the game keeper who works for the estate owned by her wheelchaired husband. Now that we're used to reading about sex, and seeing it in the movies, it's apparent that the novel is memorable for better reasons: namely, that Lawrence was a masterful and lyrical writer, whose story takes us bodily into the world of its characters.