A Fly in the Ointment

A Fly in the Ointment

by D. H. Lawrence

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�A Fly in the Ointment� was written by D H Lawrence in 1908. It was the fourth of his sixty-seven short stories, all of which will be published individually in ebook format by the Blackthorn Press. The story is set in lodgings in Croydon and the incident may be autobiographical but the story is full of yearning for the life and loves he left behind in Nottinghamshire.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940149651870
Publisher: Blackthorn Press
Publication date: 08/05/2014
Series: The Short Stories of D H Lawrence , #4
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 148 KB

About the Author

David Herbert Lawrence was born in Nottinghamshire in 1885 and died in Vence, France, in 1930. He was the son of a coal-miner and a mother from a family with middle-class aspirations. He was a poet, novelist, travel writer, playwright, art critic as well as being one of the most consummate short story writers of the twentieth century.

Date of Birth:

September 11, 1885

Date of Death:

March 2, 1930

Place of Birth:

Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, England

Place of Death:

Vence, France


Nottingham University College, teacher training certificate, 1908

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