The Penguin book of lesbian short stories
In this wide-ranging anthology, 32 women from Britain, continental Europe and the Americas express the depth and complexity of lesbian literature. Including stories about coming-out and cross-dressing, as well as vampire tales, science fiction, parody, and romance, this collection "casts the world in a different light." -The New Republic.
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ANNA LIVIA 5i CHARLOTTE MEWS (1986) 'Base to Lizzy. Base to Lizzy. Over.'
Middle of New Oxford Street. Damn the bloody radio. Impossible to stop now.
Have to edge into the kerb, just when she'd achieved the right-hand lane. 'Base
to Lizzy. Base to Lizzy. Crackle. Lizzy, Lizzy, Lizzy. If you hear me, love, give us a
couple of rogers. Over.' Left foot on pavement. Right arm round parcel. 'Lizzy to
Base. Lizzy to Base. Over.' 'Lizzy did you pick up at Tiger?' 'Roger. Parcel On
Send the next rider out with a big bottle of whisky and apologize abjectly. Like
this is absolutely unprecedented in the annals of the firm.' Lizzy wondered why
Kit offered her these tips. She was sure as hell never going to work up to
controller. Not unless she married, position of trust like that. But at first Kit clearly
singled Lizzy out to talk to. Smoothed Lizzy's short, spikey hair so the bristles
rubbed her palms silkily; called her hedgehog; told her she was hyper and that
was a good thing.
one firm only two floors above the drop, but none of their staff could be spared the
lift time. Multidrops of urgent minutes going out to sixty Members of the Board.
The later it got, the angrier and more abusive were the clients. Lizzy delivered a
manilla envelope to an editing firm only to have it ripped up in front of her. 'Tell
him it can't be done. It's not reasonable. He simply can't use me like this. Offer a
seven day service, they want it tomorrow. Offer twenty-four hours, they want it
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