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Frieda

a novel of the real Lady Chatterley

By Annabel Abbs

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The moving story of Frieda von Richthofen, a German aristocrat who left her husband for the penniless English writer, D. H. Lawrence, and inspired his classic novel Lady Chatterley's Lover

From the author of The Joyce Girl comes a novel of the remarkable woman who inspired Lady Chatterley's Lover.

Germany 1907.
Frieda, daughter of aristocrat Baron von Richthofen, has rashly married English professor Ernest Weekley and moved to provincial England. Visiting her family in Munich, a city alive with new ideas of revolution and free love, and goaded by a toxic sibling rivalry with her sisters, Frieda embarks on a passionate affair that is her sensual and intellectual awakening.

England 1912.
Trapped in her marriage to Ernest, Frieda meets the penniless but ambitious young writer D.H. Lawrence, a man whose creative energy answers her own needs. Their scandalous affair and tempestuous relationship unleashes a creative outpouring that, to a degree, changes the course of literature - and society - forever.

But for Frieda, this fulfilment comes at a terrible personal cost.

Biographical Notes

Annabel Abbs lives in London with her husband and four children. Her bestselling debut novel, The Joyce Girl, won the Impress Prize for New Writers and was longlisted for the Bath Novel Award, the Waverley Good Read Award and the Caledonia Novel Award.

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  • ISBN: 9781473691209
  • Publication date: 13 Dec 2018
  • Page count: 384
  • Imprint: Two Roads
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