Pussy, king of the pirates

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Picador, Jun 1, 1996 - Fiction - 277 pages
28 Reviews
An adult novel about the exploits of a prostitute who journeys from a whorehouse in Alexandria through an unidentified city to Brighton Town, England. The plot is a mixture of fantasy, dreaming and general words and images. The author has 10 novels to her credit, plus a collection of stories, a screenplay and a play. Australian edition of a novel first published in the US.

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User Review  - Jade McDonough - Goodreads

Kathy Acker was an author that took classic tales and rewrote them from a transgressive and feminist perspective. Now, I will put it out there that transgressive fiction is not for everyone. It ... Read full review

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User Review  - Randa - Goodreads

Half way through this, Acker writes, "Dreams are the mouths of us girls, and all the poets know this," and I guess this book knows this, but what I have to come to terms with is that I don't want to ... Read full review


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