Stephen Gordon is named for the son her parents always wanted. She explores masculinity as a teenager, cutting her hair short and hunting with her father, and gradually realises she is attracted to women. Becoming a writer and moving to bohemian Paris begins a journey of self discovery. Yet even when she joins an ambulance unit during World War I she is rejected by society in her quest to live life on her own terms.
This extraordinary classic charts her battle to be loved, from the battlefield to the bedroom. Will she ever find happiness?
The Well of Loneliness, once denounced as immoral and ordered to be burnt, has now sold millions of copies throughout the world and is hailed as a seminal classic. Today it is regarded as the classic novel of lesbian love.
Ficção / Literatura Estrangeira