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The Virgin and the Gypsy by D.H. Lawrence
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Feb 02, 2016


This was an odd little tale peopled with rural characters grappling with their relationship to water management. Yup. With descriptions of gypsies straight out of The Wolfman and a generous use of the term "Jewess," again and again. Two thirds of the way in I still had a feeling that this was a silly work. But as has been the case for me in earlier readings of Lawrence's fiction, by this novellas completion, all of a sudden, I realized it was a worthwhile.
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January 31, 2016 – Finished Reading
February 2, 2016 – Shelved
February 2, 2016 – Shelved as: to-read

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