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    • Lesbian Pulp Fiction

    • The Sexually Intrepid World of Lesbian Paperback Novels, 1950-1965
    • By: Katherine V. Forrest (editor)
    • Narrated by: Madison Vaughn
    • Length: 16 hrs and 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      2.5 out of 5 stars 2

    In 1950, publisher Fawcett Books founded its Gold Medal imprint, inaugurating the reign of lesbian pulp fiction. These were the books that small-town lesbians and prurient men bought by the millions - cheap, easy to find in drugstores, and immediately recognizable by their lurid covers: often a hard-looking brunette standing over a scantily clad blonde, or a man gazing in tormented lust at a lovely, unobtainable lesbian. For women leading straight lives, here was confirmation that they were not alone.

    Regular price: £22.89