Content Warning the book uses the word Negro to maintain contemporary languageDolly Lesbian Landlady by Nolan is the last of the Lesbian Lesbian Landlady by Monica Nolan is the last of the Lesbian Girls series That is so far I wrote to Nolan on Facebook to discover she s got another one in the works but also a day job in the wayThe Lesbian Career Girl books are interesting in that they mimic 1960s pulp novels I included some pictures of pulp novels and a brief discussion in my review of Lois Lenz Lesbian Secretary You can read the 2nd book Bobby Blanchard Lesbian Gym Teacher as a stand alone novel but it s best to read Lois Lenz 1 Maxie Mainwaring Lesbian Dilettante 3 and Dolly Dingle 4 in orderIf I ve totally lost ou please read my review below to get a sense of how fun a pulp novel satire can beDolly Dingle was a child actress who is still trying to maintain her career in her 30s She lives in a a boarding house called the Magdalena Arms for Sexy Cosplay Anime Girls (Bikini, Military, Scifi Costume, Japanese Import, Asian Babe, Picture Book) (Xena Kai Book 3) young women who have moved to the big city and whose parents want someone to watch their little girls Surprise the house is full of lesbians The book implies Dolly moved in when she was aoung woman but never left So when their aging alcoholic housemother Mrs DeWitt falls and breaks her hip it s only natural that veteran boarder Dolly take over Besides she s old enough that the only acting role she can get any is playing someone s mother What an insult But the board of trustees for the Arms is threatening to shut the place down in the name of progress Can Dolly save the Arms Can she find her right career path Will she find a girl to love along the wayDolly is a heartier character that the three previous titular women She s a bit older wiser and determined so I took a liking to her The plot had a mystery like all of the Lesbian Career Girl books but this one was less convoluted Honestly I was confused at the end of Maxie Mainwaring because the mystery got so tangled among so many characters Dolly was a fantastically plotted last bookThere are many sexual scenes in Dolly Dingle but Nolan never gets overly descriptive Instead she relies on fun language and suggestion to let ou know what s happening This is especially funny when Dolly gets hot and heavy with a clarinet "player the music puns aboundPuns and metaphors were a great way to show me what Dolly was thinking in a "the music puns aboundPuns and metaphors were a great way to show me what Dolly was thinking in a creative way But Arlene was so lovely and troubled the housemother side of Dolly couldn t bear to hurt her Her polished sheen reminded the landlady of an out of se. At the Magdalena Arms Residence for Women desires are awakened passions run hot and love might be waiting just a few doors awayDorian Dolly Dingle has been footloose and flighty for long enough At last she's resolved to focus on her showbiz career and move out of the Magdalena Arms Then landlady Mrs DeWitt breaks her hip and Dolly reluctantly agrees to fill in as. ,
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Wouldn T Taste Good Andt taste good and wondered if it just needed time to ripen Notice how sexual et not sexual the language is The use of alliteration also makes sexual scenes playful With difficulty Dolly pulled away from the carnally minded carrot top The over use of alliteration is purposeful and amazingly done in all four Lesbian Career Girls books but I have to say Nolan cranked the dial to 11 in Dolly Dingle Here s an extreme example from a time when Dolly has called Maxie who now lives in France to ask to borrow some money but Maxie has spent it all opening a restaurant called Buffalo Girls in France She wished the dabbling dilettante every success in her uixotic uest to conuer the critical palates of Paris Now I couldn t uit laughing at how silly this line is especially since I was reading the book aloud to my husband one chapter each night The entire book isn t written this way though so don t panic if I Little Slave you fear a novel of tongue twistersThe Lesbian Career Girl series has been a great addition to my personal library and as soon as Monica Nolan writes another one I m going to be sure to buy it and support her work I know a lot of my blog friends like to read the newest bestselling novel that s getting a lot of press but ifou can support buy the book ask The Stall (Pony In Training your library to get it reuest it for a present smaller presses for the amazing uniue work they re doingou can add some meaningful press of our own Gotta love this book Thanks for choosing me as a Goodreads winner I wouldn t have found this great writer otherwise Monica effortlessly places humor throughout this novel And Almost Makes Me Want To Pack My Bags An almost makes me want to pack my bags an in just to get some sort of life other than my own humdrum life lol Now I need to find of this author s books so that I can get my fix Trashy fun The sexual metaphors involve home repair There is nothing about this that I don t love I can t help but love this series The books are campy and ridiculous and stretch the bounds of credulity but they re fun uite reminiscent "Of Mabel Maney S Books "Mabel Maney s books for anyone looking for a bit recently written lesbian pulp fiction I for one could always use a little lesbian pulp fiction in my lifeI m not sure this is actually my favourite of the series Perhaps Lois Lenz Lesbian Secretary for being the first one I read But I hope there will be to follow I for sure would live at the Arm Dorian Doll. Temporary housemother While she grapples with home repairs and holiday preparations Dolly tends to the needs of her diverse tenants including Jackie – The aspiring actress always puts on an impressive performanceKay – Dolly's old friend is an accomplished clarinetist and she's hoping they'll make sweet music togetherArlene – She's a buxom theater designer wi. ,
Y Dingle has been in showbiz since she was 4 Forever chasing that illusive big career break she now finds herself at age 35 a tad too long in the tooth to play the ing nue She is one of the long time residents of the Magdalena Arms Residence for WomenWhen landlady Mrs DeWitt breaks her hip Dolly reluctantly agrees to fill in as temporary housemother hey it s a paying job after all and it gives her some time to adjust her acting career goals To keep busy Dolly grapples with home repairs and holiday preparations and sees to the needs of her diverse tenantsMagdalena Arms board of trustees and Mrs Putney Potter in particular is looking for a way out of the upkeep of this white elephant When Dolly discovers that the building s problems are running deeper than some superficial cosmetics she fears this is enough reason for the trustees to shut them down So after a long hard think about how to drum up money for repairs Dolly gets a brilliant idea Like a regular Andy Hardy they are going to put up a show The Arms has enough creative talent to pull it off So plans are made and tickets are sold and it looks like everything will work out fine But then the money goes missingDolly Dingle Lesbian Landlady is
A Lot Of Campylot of campy fun You can t help but fall in love with Dolly our problem solving hard working heroine with a heart of gold Add the colorful cast of residents of the Magdalena Arms home repairs a love triangle lots of gin a mystery an evil trustee with a dark secret brutal betrayal a dramatic aftermath and we re well on our way And the best thing Author Monica Nolan wrote four of
These Little Gems In Thelittle gems in the Girls series Go read them all ff Themes lesbian pulp at its best I want a Dolly for myself Mrs Putney Potter is a wiley one Oh choices choices Kay or Arlene who took the money And who is the stool pigeon Shades of It s a Wonderful Life5 stars Wow how is this so good I suspect part of it is the satisfaction of Dolly s making the Arms a real home Even though her lovers are uninteresting and the plot is bizarre hell Dolly s p Genre historical fiction 1 LGBT main character lesbianMany LGBT side characters also lesbianImportance of identities to plot 15Romance 25Coming out noNotes A good light holiday read full of tropes and alliteration "There Is A Bit Of A Love "is a bit of a love for the main character but romance wasn t the heart of the story This book got interesting at page 212 of 247 and was wholesomely silly was really hoping for a lot sex als. Th some very dramatic secretsRamona – The former bad girl is back in Bay City and making tongues wag againWhen the high spirited residents learn of a scheme to shut down their beloved rooming house they rally together to raise funds Can a Christmas variety show save the only home Dolly has ever known And will she finally find the perfect girl to occupy her heart.