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The well of loneliness by Radclyffe Hall; 19 editions; First published in DAISY for print-disabled Download ebook for print-disabled (DAISY). eBook . The Well of Loneliness tells the story of tomboyish Stephen, who hunts, wears trousers and cuts her hair short - and who. Radclyffe Hall (born Marguerite Radclyffe Hall on 12 August – 7 October ) was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of.

site New to Penguin Modern Classics, the seminal work of gay literature that sparked an infamous legal trial for obscenity and went on to become a bestseller. The Well of Loneliness tells the story of tomboyish Stephen, who hunts, wears trousers and cuts her hair short - and who gradually comes to realise that she is attracted to women. Charting her romantic and professional adventures during the First World War and beyond, the novel provoked a furore on first publication in for its lesbian heroine and led to a notorious legal trial for obscenity. Hall herself, however, saw the book as a pioneer work and today it is recognised as a landmark work of gay fiction. This Penguin edition includes a new introduction by Maureen Duffy. After an unhappy childhood, she inherited her father's estate and from then on was free to travel and live as she chose. She fell in love and lived with an older woman before settling down with Una Troubridge, a married sculptor. Hall wrote many books but is best known for The Well of Loneliness, first published in She died in and is buried in Highgate Cemetery in London. Maureen Duffy was born in and educated at Kings College London. She became a full-time writer in the s, and has since written numerous screenplays, poetry and novels. A lifelong campaigner for gay rights and animal rights, Duffy is also president of the Authors' Licensing and Collecting Society.

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For international deliveries we will hold your order until we can send you all your items at once. Parcel Weight. The Well of Loneliness Quotes Showing of Trees were free when they were uprooted by the wind; ships were free when they were torn from their moorings; men were free when they were cast out of their homes—free to starve, free to perish of cold and hunger.

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But some day that will come, and meanwhile don't shrink from yourself, but face yourself calmly and bravely. Have courage; do the best you can with your burden.

But above all be honourable. Cling to your honour for the sake of those others who share the same burden. For their sakes show the world that people like you and they can be quite as selfless and fine as the rest of mankind.

Let your life go to prove this--it would be a really great life-work, Stephen. Youth has its moments of keen intuition, even normal youth -- but the intuition of those who stand mi-way between the sexes is so ruthless, so poignant, so deadly, as to be in the nature of an added scourge She only knew that some great sense of loss, some great sense of incompleteness possessed her, and she let the tears trickle down her face, wiping them off one by one with her finger.

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It is bad for the soul to know itself a coward, it is apt to take refuge in mere wordy violence Their hearts ached while their lips formed recriminations. Their hearts burst into tears while their eyes remained dry and accusing, staring in hostility and anger They could not forgive and they could not sleep, for neither could sleep without the other's forgiveness, and the hatred that leapt out at moments between them would be drowned in the tears that their hearts were shedding.

It said to itself: Many die, many kill their bodies and souls, but they cannot kill the justice of God, even they cannot kill the eternal spirit.

Here am I the creature you made through your loving; by your passion you created the thing that I am. Who are you to deny me the right to love?

But for you I need never have known existence. Like Cain, I am marked and blemished.

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