Book :: The Rainbow

The Rainbow
By: D. H. Lawrence
Pages: 544
Published: 1915
Genre(s): England
Romance
Adult
Rating: (2)

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The novel follows three generations of the Brangwen family living in Nottinghamshire, focusing on relations and sexual dynamics of the characters. The Rainbow represents Lawrence's frank treatment of sexual desire and the power it plays within relationships as a natural and even spiritual force of life, and explores the topic of female homosexuality.

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I put this off because it was so long...read all his others....wasn't wowed but the plot was interesting!

Dec 31st, 2017

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Apr 17th, 2016

The Rainbow appears on these lists...

48th on 100 Best Novels by Modern Library

42nd on 100 Greatest Novels of All Time by The Guardian

85th on Books of the Century by Waterstone