Three revelatory novellas by a twentieth-century master The works collected here explore the profound effects on protagonists who embark on psychological voyages of liberation. "The Woman Who Rode Away" follows one woman's religious quest in Mexico. "St. Mawr" displays Lawrence's mastery of satire in a scathing depiction of London's fashionable horse-riding scene. In "The Princess," a detached woman traveling through New Mexico finds herself in an intimate relationship with her male guide.
D(avid) H(erbert) Lawrence (1885-1930) English novelist, story writer, critic, poet and painter, one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. James Lasdun has published several books of poetry and fiction including Landscape with Chainsaw (poems) and The Horned Man (a novel). His most recent book is Seven Lies, a novel. He was born in London and now lives in the States, where he teaches creative writing at Princeton and The New School.