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By Cecile (Femmes Fatales)
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Author Name:    Torraes, Tereska

Title:   By Cecile (Femmes Fatales)

Binding:   PAPERBACK

Book Condition:   New

Publisher:    The Feminist Press at CUNY 

ISBN Number:   1558618058 / 9781558618053

Seller ID:   ING9781558618053

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"By Cecile" depicts post-World War II France as it reels from war and recovery. In Paris, an orphan girl, Cecile, finds refuge with an older man. He introduces her to nightclubs, intellectuals, artists (Jean Cocteau, Jean-Paul Sartre, and Eartha Kitt ), and non-monogamy. When she falls for his mistress, she begins to live a life she deems worthy of writing about . . . but only under the pseudonym of her husband.

Tereska Torres is the author of "Women's Barracks," which is widely considered to be the first lesbian pulp novel, and has sold over four million copies. Torres lives in Paris, France.

Femmes Fatales restores to print the best of women's writing in the classic pulp genres of the mid-20th century. From mystery to hard-boiled noir to taboo lesbian romance, these rediscovered queens of pulp offer subversive perspectives on a turbulent era. Enjoy the series: "Bedelia; The Blackbirder; Bunny Lake Is Missing; By Cecile; The G-String Murders; The Girls in 3-B; In a Lonely Place; Laura; Mother Finds a Body; Now, Voyager; Skyscraper; Stranger on Lesbos; Women's Barracks."



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