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The Trespasser

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Author: D.H. Lawrence
Published: 1912
Language: English
Wordcount: 72,687 / 212 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 74.3
LoC Category: PR
Downloads: 1,979 4272
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Genres: Romance, Audiobook

This novel is based on the tragic love affair of Lawrence's friend Helen Corke and her violin teacher.

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his inflamed soul, making him shiver with anticipation, as if something had brushed his hot nakedness. Quickly, with hands of habitual tenderness, he put his violin away.

The theatre-goers were tired, and life drained rapidly out of the opera-house. The members of the orchestra rose, laughing, mingling their weariness with good wishes for the holiday, with sly warning and suggestive advice, pressing hands warmly ere they disbanded. Other years Siegmund had lingered, unwilling to take the long farewell of his associates of the orchestra. Other years he had left the opera-house with a little pain of regret. Now he laughed, and took his comrades' hands, and bade farewells, all distractedly, and with impatience. The theatre, awesome now in its emptiness, he left gladly, hastening like a flame stretched level on the wind.

With his black violin-case he hurried down the street, then halted to pity the flowers massed pallid under the gaslight of the market-hall. For himself, the sea and the sunlight opened gre



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