Picture of D. H. Lawrence, author of Lady Chatterley's Lover and Sons and Lovers (also D.H. Lawrence, DH Lawrence); twentieth century British Literature / English Literature
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D. H. Lawrence's "Ship of Death"
On this day in 1930 forty-four-year-old D. H. Lawrence died in Vence, France. The medical cause was tuberculosis, but Lawrence at least partially believed that a lifetime of vilification was to blame: "The hatred which my books have aroused comes back at me and gets me here," he told a friend, tapping his chest. "If I get the better of if in one place it goes to another."

 

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