Cover Design: Lady Chatterly’s Lover

Aha, I haven’t done one of these for a while, have I!?  Never fear, my inspired book covers have not dried up entirely! No indeed.

Lady Chatterly’s Lover, by D. H. Lawrence, is a book about a bored aristocratic lady, who has a torrid affair with one of the gamekeepers on her estate.

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I had a massive shock when I read it, because I mistakenly believed it to be a cutesy historical novel, à la Jane Austen, when in fact what I was met with, after a couple of token scene setting chapters, was a series of graphic sex scenes, which basically made up the whole of the book. It was extremely shocking when it first came out, because nobody wrote that kind of thing in those days, and it contains lots of naughty four letter words.

This photo is of a man gardening, as viewed from a distance. Kind of as if the reader is Lady Chatterly, watching him from afar. With lustful gaze. Sorry.

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