Desert of the heart: a novel

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Talonbooks, 1977 - Fiction - 251 pages
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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  - Virgowriter (Brad Windhauser) - Goodreads

Not the most well written book but it does offer an important look y the pressures lesbians faced in the 70s/80s in this country. The prose wants to parallel religion, gambling, and marriage but could have dug deeper. Still interesting as a historical account. Read full review

Review: Desert of the Heart (Novels #1)

User Review  - Bellish - Goodreads

A "lesbian classic" from 1964, I was expecting something a little more pulpy and less well written, so that was a nice suprise, but it was too dry in the end. It could have done with more plot and less abstract conversation and author soapboxing. Read full review


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