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David Herbert Lawrence, England (1885-1930) Background : D. H. Lawrence (1885-1930) was born on 11 September 1885 in Eastwood, a coal-mining village in  Nottingham-shire  England. He was the fourth child of a struggling coal miner who was a heavy drinker. His mother was a former schoolteacher, greatly superior in education to her husband. Lawrence's childhood was dominated by poverty and friction between his parents. He was educated at Nottingham High School, to which he had won a scholarship. He briefly became a teacher. Despite his hard background he grew up to become a writer that wrote about the relationships between men and women and between human beings and the natural world. He became one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. In 1912 he met Frieda von Richthofen, a professor’s wife and fell in love and eloped [ran away] with her. As a result, he led a nomadic (mobile) or wandering existence. D. H Lawrence became a novelist,  story-writer , critic, poet


Parashu Pradhan, Nepal (1943-) (Translated By: Michael Hutt) Krishna had come in the city from the village. He worked as a guide for tourist. All the day he was busy explaining the entire history of the country to the tourist and answering their questions. He had a dream of going to America following a tourist girl. He always used to come late at night in his room from hotel being tired. A telegram had been lying on the table for weeks. There was a message that his wife had died previous day. But the message of his wife’s death did not touch him at all. The telegram should have made him weep. He should have felt regret. He should have fasted for some days. But he didn't do anything. The telegram should have affected him. But he was not sad and nothing touches him. He was happy dreaming of America. His living room was not that good. He paid high rent but there was no facility. If he could not get up early in the morning, he would not get water. He wanted to move somewhere else so t