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A groundbreaking volume from Lamda Award-winning editors Naomi Holoch and Joan Nestle, The Vintage Book of International  Lesbian Fiction presents a range of literary voices--from twenty-seven countries spanning six continents--and offers glimpses of lesbian life in unfamilar, often exotic climes.

We follow an Irish woman as she travels through time in search of a wronged
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Paperback, 368 pages
Published June 1st 1999 by Vintage
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Zan
Aug 05, 2014 rated it it was ok
I am as surprised as you that I actually read this book.

I bought it basically on impulse, and before I begin the always enjoyable, mercilessly ripping it apart book "review" process, let me say that I'm glad I read it, in the sense that I had never really considered what was contained inside the INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN FICTION canon, and having read the book, I now know a lot more about INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN FICTION than I even considered possible. And broadening horizons is always a worthwhile
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Abigail
I really enjoyed this collection! There are a lot of really interesting and really great short stories in here, and there's such a wide scope of stories, themes, and perspectives.
Angell Johnson
Jul 31, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This was a beautifully written book by various authors from all over the globe. I loved the different writing styles and voices, and the stories are short and sweet. The works are pretty ancient, which is another plus in my book. The vocabulary and word variety is amazing as well
Nicole
Jun 13, 2008 rated it it was ok
Shelves: lgbt
Some of the stories were interesting, but most were .... eh.
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