― I was asked recently for my view on the writer D. H. Lawrence, particularly in reference to his perception of women. This is my view, uncompromising in my inimitable, no prisoners fashion. If you admire Lawrence and his writing what follows comes with an apoplexy warning! ∙ Sons and Lovers was one of the set texts in my English Lit class at high school, really my first acquaintance with Lawrence. I didn't like it at all. More than that - I hated it. But, since it's wrong to judge a [...].