The Gilda Stories: The immortal cult classic by Jewelle Gomez

The Gilda Stories: The immortal cult classic

Jewelle Gomez with Alexis Pauline Gumbs (Contributor)

336 pages first pub 1991 (editions) user-added

fiction fantasy horror lgbtqia+


The night hides many things . . .Louisiana, 1850. A young girl escapes slavery and is taken in by two mysterious women. Rumoured to be witches, the pair travel only at night, dress in men's clothing and seem to know others' innermost thoughts. But...

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