My top 10  lesbian must reads

A Listmania! list by Jo Brookes
 
Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit
1.  Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson
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  "A classic - the story of jess growing up as a lesbian, with her evengelical mother  and the orange imp"
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Desert of the Heart
2.  Desert of the Heart by Jane Rule
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  "A wonderful thought provoking read from an intelligent writer"
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Night Work: A Kate Martinelli Mystery (Kate Martinelli Mysteries)
3.  Night Work: A Kate Martinelli Mystery (Kate Martinelli Mysteries) by Laurie R. King
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  "an intriguiging storyline and some disturbing issues - lesbian crime fiction at its best"
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Fingersmith
4.  Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
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  "A cracking victorian romp"
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Carol
5.  Carol by Patricia Highsmith
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  "A far cry  from her dark crime fiction its a romance, a roadtrip and  an exporation of sexuality"
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Stoner McTavish (A Stoner McTavish mystery)
6.  Stoner McTavish (A Stoner McTavish mystery) by Sarah Dreher
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  "Who could fail to like Stoner McTavish - reluctant investigator and passionate pessimist"
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Diary of a Provincial Lesbian
7.  Diary of a Provincial Lesbian by V.G. Lee
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  "sad and funny in a dry radio4 way"
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A Lesbian History of Britain: Love and Sex Between Women Since 1500
8.  A Lesbian History of Britain: Love and Sex Between Women Since 1500 by Rebecca Jennings
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  "A fascinating  look at the usually invisible history of lesbianism"
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Stage Fright (Jane Lawless Mysteries)
9.  Stage Fright (Jane Lawless Mysteries) by Ellen Hart
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  "Entertaining Lesbian crime fiction with restauranteur Jane Lawless and her over the top sidekick Cordelia Thorn"
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Murder at the Nightwood Bar
10.  Murder at the Nightwood Bar by Katherine V. Forrest
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  "probably the first lesbian crime novel I found - a polie procedural with a lesbian twist"
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