Kissing the Hag: The Dark Goddess and the Unacceptable Nature of Women

Kissing the Hag: The Dark Goddess and the Unacceptable Nature of Women

Title:Kissing the Hag: The Dark Goddess and the Unacceptable Nature of Women
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9781846941573
Format Type:Paperback
Number of Pages:280 pages

Kissing the Hag is a wonderfully intelligent, earthy, cosmic diary of the feminine life... this life-soaked book remains close to the fluids of body and soul... It's an obvious gift-book for women going through a life passage, but it could also be important for men, who are closer to the mysteries presented here than they might wish to be. Thomas Moore, author of Care of the Soul.


    Kissing the Hag: The Dark Goddess and the Unacceptable Nature of Women Reviews

  • Titus L

    As a male reader, I particularly liked the moral in the Arthurian Marriage of Gawain at the start. Beautifully, almost poetically written at times, with a very interesting mix between analysis and per...

  • Victoria

    If ever there was a book that has personally spoken to me then this is it, as through it I feel I have rediscovered myself. This book is a beautifully written account of what it truly means to be a wo...

  • Didi Delighted

    I loved the beginning of this book. It started off strong, and many points were resonating with me. I happily highlighted passages in my Kindle app, and was excited to have picked a winner. Sadly, my ...

  • K.S. Thompson

    I was drawn to a discussion on another social networking site and a list of books recommended by one of the members. This book leapt out at me and after enjoying “Eating in the Light of the Moon”,...

  • Nimue Brown

    I've taken this quote from the beginning of 'Kissing the Hag' - it gives a flavour of the book, in terms of both the writing style and the content. It's a very readable book, in which some quite diff...

  • Sarah

    This is another wonderful book by Emma Restell Orr. Her beautiful prose lulls you into a false sense of security and then she makes you think about subjects you were intending to consider until you ha...

  • Laura

    I tried to keep reading then remembered that life is too short. The book did not speak to me, felt repetitive. I friend I respect recommended it, so I'm sure others will enjoy....

  • Passenger B.

    If you like to read run-on-sentences, pseudo-psychobabble meets quasi prose, the usual "feminist" histrionics, as well as endless repetitions... then you may enjoy this book. And may the Gods be with ...

  • Elizabeth

    Starting with a well-told retelling of the Arthurian tale “The Marriage of Gawain,” Orr explores seven goddesses (I keep thinking of them as archetypes): the virgin, the whore, the mother, the bit...

  • Pegi Eyers

    "With great insight into the debilitating nature of women’s shadow side, and new visions of empowerment for the respect, integration, and sacred honoring women can achieve, the chapters in Kissing t...