It’s amazing that more properly-crafted female-female relationships are emerging within mainstream literature. What is not so amazing is male authors using female-female relationships for the fulfilment of their male protagonist’s desires. If you ever see Haruki Murakami’s Sputnik Sweetheart in a bookshop, I recommend leaving it firmly on the shelf!

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Specialist in modern authoritarianism, feminist, political scientist in progress (PhD). Everyday academia, low-brow, no jargon/acronyms/obscure Latin.

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Abbey Heffer

Abbey Heffer

Specialist in modern authoritarianism, feminist, political scientist in progress (PhD). Everyday academia, low-brow, no jargon/acronyms/obscure Latin.

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