The Well of Loneliness (Wordsworth Classics) (Paperback)

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The Well of Loneliness (Wordsworth Classics) (Paperback)

By Radclyffe Hall, Esther Saxey (Introduction by), Keith Carabine (Editor)

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'As a man loved a woman, that was how I loved...It was good, good, good...'

Stephen is an ideal child of aristocratic parents - a fencer, a horse rider and a keen scholar. Stephen grows to be a war hero, a bestselling writer and a loyal, protective lover. But Stephen is a woman, and her lovers are women. As her ambitions drive her, and society confines her, Stephen is forced into desperate actions. The Well of Loneliness was banned for obscenity when published in 1928. It became an international bestseller, and for decades was the single most famous lesbian novel. It has influenced how love between women is understood, for the twentieth century and beyond.


Product Details ISBN: 9781840224559
ISBN-10: 184022455X
Publisher: Wordsworth Editions
Publication Date: January 7th, 2014
Pages: 448
Language: English
Series: Wordsworth Classics