English was one of the greatest figures in 20th-century English literature. This collection features three of his short stories. A Short Story Collection includes: The Prussian Officer Wintry Peacock Tickets Please! D. H. Lawrence was an English velist, poet, playwright, essayist, literary critic and painter whose works represent a reflection upon the dehumanizing effects of modernity and industrialization. In his writings Lawrence confronts issues relating to emotional health and vitality, spontaneity, and instinct often apposing current social acceptance. E. M. Forster, in an obituary tice, described him as the greatest imaginative velist of our generation.