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By Tereska Torres

By Cecile depicts post-World conflict II France because it reels from warfare and restoration. In Paris, an orphan lady, Cecile, unearths safe haven with an older guy. He introduces her to nightclubs, intellectuals, artists (Jean Cocteau, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Eartha Kitt!), and non-monogamy. while she falls for his mistress, she starts to reside a lifestyles she deems necessary of writing approximately . . . yet in basic terms below the pseudonym of her husband.

Femmes Fatales restores to print the easiest of women’s writing within the vintage pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From secret to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, those rediscovered queens of pulp provide subversive views on a turbulent period. benefit from the sequence: Bedelia; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The ladies in 3-B; Laura; The guy Who enjoyed His Wife; Mother reveals a Body; Now, Voyager; Return to Lesbos; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Stella Dallas; Women's Barracks.

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