The Well of Loneliness Author:Radclyffe Hall The love that dared not speak its name. — The well of Loneliness outraged two continents - not because it dealt with homosexual love, but because it dealt sympathetically with a subject that novelists were expected to ridicule and condemn. — It made too poignant the tortured existence of a girl at odds with her conscience and her world - a girl wh... more »ose only crime against society was a painful and hopeless longing that she could not explain even to herself.
Widely praised for its artistry and honesty, The Well of Loneliness stands today as the unrivaled classic of its kind. A wholly moving experience, it is as haunting a novel as any you will ever read.« less