Great News - update to our July Blog!
The judge's annotated copy of Lady Chatterley’s Lover by DH Lawrence from the landmark obscenity trial of 1960 has been acquired by the University of Bristol, thanks to English PEN's GoFundMe campaign.
Read more here: https://www.englishpen.org/campaigns/pens-gofundme-campaign-helps-university-of-bristol-acquire-significantly-important-copy-of-lady-chatterleys-lover/
Philippe Sands QC, President of English PEN, said: 'We are thrilled that our crowdfunding campaign for this historic work by DH Lawrence, an active member of English PEN and a central figure in the annals of English literary history, has been a success. 'The trial involving Lady Chatterley’s Lover was a seminal moment in the continuing struggle for freedom of expression, and the judge’s copy belongs here in the UK, a singular reminder of the road travelled and remaining.'