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You Touched Me
Two spinster sisters, quietly nursing their dying father in their family home, find their lives disrupted by the reappearance of a former charity boy, now a young soldier, whom their father had raised as a son.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published December 1st 1982 by Creative Education
(first published November 11th 1920)
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Best line of the short story: "In their quiet, melancholy way, the two girls were happy. Their mother was dead. Their father was ill also." I know short stories don't have as much space for adding details, but come on, the flow from one sentence to the next is a bit lacking in this section! :)
David Herbert Richards Lawrence was an English writer of the 20th century, whose prolific and diverse output included novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays, travel books, paintings, translations, literary criticism and personal letters. His collected works represent an extended reflection upon the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialisation. In them, Lawrence confronts issues rel ...moreMore about D.H. Lawrence...