The Desert of the Heart

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Secker & Warburg, 1964 - Lesbians - 254 pages
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"Against the harsh background of the Nevada desert and the life of the casino the drama of these two women's lives moves to the inevitable climax. The scandal spreads, the divorce which had seemed a routine matter, becomes suddenly in jeopardy. For Anne there is no question of choice. But for Evelyn? In this unusual first novel, Miss Rule does not shirk an issue which a few years ago would have scarcely even seen the light of day."--jacket blurb.

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It is a beautifully written, beautiful love story. - Goodreads
Jane Rule is a remarkable writer. - Goodreads
It's not a mushy love story. - Goodreads
I would have done a little less in my own writing. - Goodreads

Review: Desert of the Heart (Novels #1)

User Review  - Blair - Goodreads

I absolutely loved this book. At first, I did have a hard time getting into the rhythm of the dialogue. There were so many grand philosophies bantered back and forth between the main characters ... Read full review

Review: Desert of the Heart (Novels #1)

User Review  - Anja - Goodreads

This book reminds me a lot of a typical Woody Allen movie. There is so much talking going on (which is hard to follow sometimes). It's an okay story but it seems a little outdated sometimes. The ... Read full review

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