John Thomas and Lady Jane

John Thomas and Lady Jane is a 1927 novel by D. H. Lawrence.


The novel is an alternative version of the story that was told in the once controversial novel Lady Chatterley's Lover, published in 1928.

The book is less widely known than its more famous counterpart, but was later used as the basis of a 2006 French adaptation called Lady Chatterley, directed by Pascale Ferran. Some material from this book was also used in the Ken Russell television mini-series Lady Chatterley.

The book was published in a volume entitled The First and Second Lady Chatterley Novels alongside another alternative version of the story, The First Lady Chatterley. Comedian Spike Milligan also parodied the story in his According to Spike Milligan series, under the title of D. H. Lawrence's John Thomas and Lady Jane – Part II of Lady Chatterley's Lover.