Thomas Hodgkinson

Not Everyone Agreed

Living at the Edge: A Biography of D H Lawrence and Frieda von Richthofen

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Frieda von Richthofen was fond of telling people that she was as interesting and important as her husband, D H Lawrence. Not everyone agreed. To the unconverted, the most extraordinary thing about her – putting aside her loud voice and immense capacity for smoking – was what might be called her freedom from sexual inhibitions.

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