The Penguin book of lesbian short stories
Viking, Jan 14, 1994 - Fiction - 429 pages
A collection of fiction by and about lesbians features an introduction that contrasts the feminist polemic of Virginia Woolf with the liberated creativity of Gertrude Stein and stories by Kathy Acker, Emma Donoghue, and Jeanette Winterson. 10,000 first printing. $15,000 ad/promo.
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I open her mouth with my thumb and index finger. The struggle begins in silence.
The search. I part her lips: 'monster's chops' or 'angel's lips'. I have to see for my
own ends. She lets me do it, I don't threaten any part of her true identity yet.
It didn't taste as sweet in my mouth, but did taste more full. I could feel the slick
texture of the butter and the sweet one of the marmalade between the layers of
bread. The marmalade was almost gritty it was so thick. The white rolls were
The pain disappeared as soon as her blood mingled with the fluids in the other's
mouth. Of course there's no pain while they're feeding, she thought sleepily. It's
an adaptive trait, evolutionarily speaking . . . The hands moved to her breasts and
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