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The Well Of Loneliness by  Radclyffe Hall - Hardcover - 1928 - from Brass DolphinBooks and Biblio.com

The Well Of Loneliness

by Hall, Radclyffe

Condition: Fair/No Jacket


Garden City: Sun Dial, 1928. Book. Fair. Hardcover. Suitable as a reading copy, this reprint has complete text, lots of wear, age darkening, a charming batteredness, stains. Will stand a few more readings. *We feel that books offered for internet sale should be described thoroughly and accurately. Books listed by Brass Dolphin are so described, and graded, using the strict, traditional standards. For this reason, we have virtually zero returns.*.

The Well of Loneliness is a 1928 lesbian novel by the English author Radclyffe Hall. It follows the life of Stephen Gordon, an Englishwoman from an upper-class family whose "sexual inversion" (that is, homosexuality) is apparent from an early age. She finds love with Mary Llewellyn, whom she meets while serving as an ambulance driver in World War I, but their happiness together is marred by social isolation and rejection, which Hall depicts as having a debilitating effect on inverts.




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