Radclyffe Hall

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Wrote The Well Of Loneliness - cited several times by Morrissey.

The Kill Uncle Tour Program mentions Radclyffe under the heading: "Who are your favourite writers?"

Just prior to the encore at The Greek Theater, Berkeley, CA. (September 14, 2002), Morrissey stated:

B'jesus, thank you, you're very kind, and all I ask in life is that God blesses you, that Nico blesses you, that Radclyffe Hall blesses you, that Johnny Thunders blesses you, that Oscar Wilde blesses you. You have my heart. Vaya con Dios..."

Wikipedia Information


Marguerite Antonia Radclyffe Hall (12 August 1880 – 7 October 1943) was an English poet and author, best known for the novel The Well of Loneliness, a groundbreaking work in lesbian literature. In adulthood, Hall often went by the name John, rather than Marguerite.