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The Rocking-Horse Winner (original 1933; edition 2010)

by D. H. Lawrence

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The Rocking-Horse Winner by D. H. Lawrence (1933)

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Nice short story. Ending was odd and unexpected and felt like an "I have to end this." The child was more adult than the adults.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0895987619, Paperback)

"Dramascripts" are intended for use in secondary schools, amateur theatrical groups and youth clubs. This play is an adaptation of D.H.Lawrence's "The Rocking-Horse Winner", a moving short story which deals with greed and the dangers of outright materialism.

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A young boy growing up in a household where there is no love, no luck, and always a shortage of money, develops an uncanny ability to pick horse-race winners whenever he obsessively rides his wooden rocking-horse. Includes an analysis of the story and a biography of the author.… (more)

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