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The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories Oh so ridiculous this book just seems to take it all to new depths I think I might prefer it to Lois Lenz, Lesbian Secretary, partially because I ve becomefamiliar with a lesbian literature and b trashy pulp in the intervening time, so I know what this book is parodying Here are some particularly noteworthy lines Thank you Jean, and please try to understand Midge s problem is over identification with her father, which compelled her to embrace a patriarchal power system Uncle R Oh so ridiculous this book just seems to take it all to new depths I think I might prefer it to Lois Lenz, Lesbian Secretary, partially because I ve becomefamiliar with a lesbian literature and b trashy pulp in the intervening time, so I know what this book is parodying Here are some particularly noteworthy lines Thank you Jean, and please try to understand Midge s problem is over identification with her father, which compelled her to embrace a patriarchal power system Uncle Roger gave her a quick history of cross dressing from the Ancients through to Shakespeare and the modern age, and concluded I think, Peg, that Pat really does care for you She took you to the dance because she thought it would make YOU happy Then there s the whole absurd communist exchange, the moralising about drugs Each story has its own ridiculous way of including both horses and lesbians, which got a bit tiresome as you realised just how deep into the bottom of the barrel they d scraped But it also made itinteresting than Lois, because it didn t have that feeling that the writer was trying to drag out one character s blind naivete for 200 pages Short stories are better in that way annoying characters and annoying writing doesn t hang around too long.Like I said, it was fun I wonder if any lesbians or horse lovers would actually like it though I think it s only for ironic indie kids and perpetual teenage boys I guess I m both Surkis And Nolan Unerringly Capture The Flavor Of The Lurid Pulp Novels Of The S, S, And S In Eight Ribald Original Novellas That Explore The Unbridled Pleasures Of Women Who Love Women And The Horses They Ride Tongue in cheek, melodramatic and funny modern take on 50s pulp fiction My favourite line would have to be, Oreola flung her arms around her friend Ana Maria, how could I have thought that devoting my life to the class struggle would satisfy me when all I ever really wanted was a career in pictures Alisa Surkis and Monica Nolan, The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories Kensington, 2003 Okay, so lesbians and horses, and a cover straight off a fifties dime novel How can you possibly go wrong Let me count the ways, you wretched thing.I can t, and probably don t want to, count the number of said dime novels I ve read, nor the time I ve wasted on them Some achieve a kind of unintentional, campy humor, and the blurb on the back promises that this is the angle Surkis and Nolan took with The Big Alisa Surkis and Monica Nolan, The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories Kensington, 2003 Okay, so lesbians and horses, and a cover straight off a fifties dime novel How can you possibly go wrong Let me count the ways, you wretched thing.I can t, and probably don t want to, count the number of said dime novels I ve read, nor the time I ve wasted on them Some achieve a kind of unintentional, campy humor, and the blurb on the back promises that this is the angle Surkis and Nolan took with The Big Book of Lesbian Horse Stories Really, I had high hopes But instead of humor brought on by the lunkheaded and unthinking actions of the protagonists, what emerged from this book was relentless, unending political diatribe Somehow I knew when I got to the words oppressed by the Patriarchy I wasn t going to be going anywhere with this When two Depression era teens get into debates about the various faults of marxism and capitalism, it got worse Stories will occasionally stop for a quick direct to reader chat about the evils of fill in the blank, all the usual suspects are here.So I guess it makes sense for me, since I would seem to be a member of the Patriarchy thanks to possession of outdoor plumbing, to oppress this book But, I hold no position of power, so unfortunately for the authors since, after all, oppression is the quickest route to the bestseller lists these days , the worst I can do is give it an awful review, one which it quite richly deserves Like the pseudo fiction of other writers who care about nothing but making a point, the material herein is okay if you feel like reading endless political dialectic But that doesn t make it art I would read this if it were by Pat Buchanan. Sample A cab pulled up and Tilly leaped out Oh Midge, she mourned I was afraid of something like this Turning to Jean, she said, Thank you Jean, and try to understand Midge s problem is overidentification with her father, which compelled her to embrace a patriarchal power system, while her own desires placed her squarely in opposition to that very system She does the best she can. lesbians and horses, but no lesbian horses a disappointment. Oh, the awesome evilness Very entertaining send up of the girl and her horse type of books, complete with some pokes at certain tropes of lesbian romance I m still giggling over several of them. This book must have been so much fun for these two women to write Each story adds a modern twist to one of the stock settings of lesbian pulp fiction, while somehow also managing to work a horse into the story The last one alone is worth the price of admission in it, an unhappy farmer s wife who has set out to save a group of wild stallions from the menfolk stumbles onto a commune of refugees from the Michigan Womyn s Music Festival There, she is introduced to all manner of lesbian delight This book must have been so much fun for these two women to write Each story adds a modern twist to one of the stock settings of lesbian pulp fiction, while somehow also managing to work a horse into the story The last one alone is worth the price of admission in it, an unhappy farmer s wife who has set out to save a group of wild stallions from the menfolk stumbles onto a commune of refugees from the Michigan Womyn s Music Festival There, she is introduced to all manner of lesbian delights, including tofu


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