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The well of loneliness, Radclyffe Hall

Label
The well of loneliness
Title
The well of loneliness
Statement of responsibility
Radclyffe Hall
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Love stories. This classic has been re-issued with a brand new jacket treatment. 'The bible of lesbianism' THE TIMES A powerful novel of love between women, THE WELL OF LONELINESS brought about the most famous legal trial for obscenity in the history of British law. Banned on publication in 1928, it then went on to become a classic bestselle- r. Stephen Gordon (named by a father desperate for a son) is not like other girls: she hunts, she fences, she reads books, wears trousers and longs to cut her hair. As she grows up amidst the stifling grandeur of Morton Hall, the locals begin to draw away from her, aware of some indefinable thing that sets her apart. And when Stephen Gordon reaches maturity, she falls passionately in love - with another woman
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Summary
Stephen Gordon 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
Theme
Storyline
Character
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003108
Cataloging source
UKM
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1886-1943
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Hall, Radclyffe
Dewey number
823.912
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
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1859-1939
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Souhami, Diana
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True
Series statement
Virago modern classics
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Lesbians
Target audience
adult
Label
The well of loneliness, Radclyffe Hall
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000043606534
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • introduced by Diana Souhami.
Extent
xii, 496
Isbn
9781844085156
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)294998460
Label
The well of loneliness, Radclyffe Hall
Publication
Control code
000043606534
Dimensions
20 cm.
Edition
  • New ed. /
  • introduced by Diana Souhami.
Extent
xii, 496
Isbn
9781844085156
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
System control number
(OCoLC)294998460

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