The Captain's Doll ; The LadybirdBook - 2006
These three novellas display D. H. Lawrence's brilliant and insightful evocation of human relationships - both tender and cruel - and the devastating results of war. In The Fox , two young women living on a small farm during the First World War find their solitary life interrupted. As a fox preys on their poultry, a human predator has the women in his sights. The Captain's Doll explores the complex relationship between a German countess and a married Scottish soldier in occupied Germany, while in The Ladybird a wounded prisoner of war has a disturbing influence on the Englishwoman who visits him in hospital.
Publisher: London : Penguin, 2006.
Edition: New ed.
Branch Call Number: FICTION Lawrence D.H.
Characteristics: xxvii, 238 p. ;,20 cm.
Alternative Title: Short novels