Put on trial under the Obscene Publications Act for a novel about lesbian love, Radclyffe Hall's unhappy childhood ended when she inherited ?200,000 after the death of her father when she was 15. This biography reveals her subsequent life and lovers, an unpleasant character she also had both great charm and allure.
This is a biography of Radclyffe Hall, one of England nost eccentric contemporaywomen. She is also the quintissential gay and lesbian icon. The book spans her whole life from her unhappy childhood to the contravercy of her most famous book" Well of Loneliness". Brilliantly written, witty and satirical, this major new biography brings a fresh and irreverent eye to the life of this fascinating eccentric.
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Diana Souhami is the author of many widely acclaimed books, and she has also written plays for radio and television. She won the Whitbread Biography Award for Selkirk's Island.
The Trials of Radclyffe Hall by Diana Souhami
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Winner of Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Biography and Autobiography 2000
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