Title: Sex in the Shadows
Author: Randy Salem
Cover artist: Al Rossi
Yours for: $50
Best thing about this cover:
- "Fine, turn away, but you're never going to miss these painted-on capris, baby, I promise you!"
- "'According to Jim!?' You're watching 'According to Jim!?' You disgust me. I'm going to Margo's."
- Wait, is Ivy the older lesbian's name? Or do older lesbians prowl the way that ivy ... prowls ... up the walls of colleges and ballpark walls?
- "Gee, my hair smells terrific."
- I'm still trying to work out the symbolism of the orange throw pillow.
Best things about this back cover:
- "... and certainly no hero ..." is a great line. "Don't worry—no man parts for as far as the eye can see!"
- Searching! Scorching! It's not Frank! But it does have a character named Francine, which is something.
- I know that when I think of lesbians, the first image that pops into my head is: brawls.
I was thinking of Martha and me and how we must look to that wise old moon—just two more grains of sand on a desolate stretch of beach, two flecks of nothingness.
"Two Flecks of Nothingness" should've been the title — "It's like Seuss meets Sartre meets coastal lesbians," says Michiko Kakutani
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