Title: The Loving and the Daring
Author: Francoise Mallet-Joris
Cover artist: Uncredited
Yours for: $20
Best things about this cover:
- This is how older lesbians prey on young girls—their acute sense of hearing.'
This was a groundbreaking novel. No one had yet dared to tell the story of lesbian acrobats.
- "This stairway doesn't seem to go anywhere. Let's just go back to Starbucks." Sorry, that was a line from "The Loving and the Undaring."
Best things about this back cover:
- You can tell which is the 15-year-old girl because she hasn't learned how to sit ladylike and still cries when she skins her knee. You can tell the older, predatory lesbian by her icy disdain and slacks.
- It's like the reviewer is teasing me by nearly saying "frank" a million times but never actually saying "frank." Asshole. Wait ... "frankly" ... Uh, OK. That'll do.
- Taut and sensitive and on the brink of explosive release! Wait, I think my brain involuntarily rewrote copy there ...
Two women near the edge of the dance floor were squabbling over a gay little brunette that each wanted to tear from the arms of her indignant lady partner. It became a fight, with hair pulled and slaps exchanged.Clearly this book should've been titled "Indignant Lady Partner" — "I demand satisfaction! Pistols at dawn, bitch!"
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