City On The Page: Ten Novels Set In Nottingham

City On The Page: Ten Novels Set In Nottingham

Sons and Lovers, D.H. Lawrence A list on top books set in Nottingham wouldn’t be complete without an appearance from DH Lawrence. Published in 1913, Sons and Lovers depicts the story of Paul Morel and his brothers, with a strong focus on the influence of the women in...
Literary Locations #5: Wheeler Gate

Literary Locations #5: Wheeler Gate

Next time you dodge the taxis and trams at the top of Wheeler Gate, spare a thought for the street’s literary and rebellious connections. Wheeler Gate (where the wheel makers lived) was known as Baxter Gate in the 14th Century, becoming Wheelerwright Gate a century...
Literary Locations #3: The Peacock

Literary Locations #3: The Peacock

The Peacock pub proudly sports its literary connections with a large plaque which cites D H Lawrence and John Harvey as former patrons. Here’s a section of the text, written ‘exactly’ as it appears on the plaque (spot the mistakes): With a history of famous clientele...