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Nameless Offences: Homosexual Desire in the 19th Century
H.G. Cocks

Uncertain Places: A Novel

The Uncertain Places - Lisa Goldstein I did think this story was quite interesting, though in a lot of ways it seemed like a throwback to the kind of intersection-between-our-world-and-the-faerie-realm stories I was reading when I was in high school in the early 90s, and not just because chunks were set in the 80s. It was a bit meandering, and for all the little moments where I recognized bits of folklore and fairy tale that I knew, there were moments were the story stuttered in pacing and failed to engage me. Where it really succeeded for me, though, was on the level of metaphor--youth as exciting and adventurous, then growing up and losing that and wondering if it had actually been all that you remembered it being.