Publish date: 1980
Publisher: Bantam Books
Pages no: 246
Edition language: English
, Coming Of Age
, Lesbian Fiction
Hearing about this classic coming out story I had to give it a go. I was expecting to like it more than I did. While I liked the main character, she was fierce and strong headed, she came across as quite anti-hetero and definitely anti motherhood; I must admit that made me a bit uncomfortable. 3 Sta...
I remember this book as the very first I ever read that had explicit lesbian relationships and I now realize what an impact it had on that genre. Molly is a great character, no-nonsense, a does what she wants kind of gal.
I thought this book well written. It had enough humor in it that it didn't feel overly dramatic, as so many serious books can do. For example, the dog crap in the desk was hilarious. I was shocked how people reacted to lesbians throughout the story; it is terrible that in forty years we have not yet...
Well. Look, I read Rubyfruit Jungle and [book:The Well of Loneliness] the same weekend during my freshman year of high school (1986). I'm not ashamed to say that I totally loved this book when I read it. I feel some shame now (internalized homophobia?) when I think about how I then read everything e...
Jill picked this book for me to read, I believe, because she knew I had enjoyed Brown's writer's manual (on which I had some comments last year) and thought that I'd get a kick from this one.Jill had said that it read like a first novel, and it does, but that's not to take away anything from it. Lik...