Books: Lady Chatterley

Last month Manhattan's small, exclusive Dial Press announced that it would soon publish the original version of one of the century's most blush-provoking literary works. This hitherto unpublished draft of Lady Chatterley's Lover, the late David Herbert Lawrence's distinguished novel about a titled lady who deserted her aristocratic but impotent husband for the family gamekeeper, will be issued next month in a first printing of 15,000 copies at $2.75 the copy.

Readers sniffed the wind for whiffs of literary must. The only Lady Chatterleys that most of them knew were the high-flavored version...

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