Third sex syndrome (The)

The Third Sex Syndrome front cover. A woman with long, pink wavy hair undresses (or dresses) in view of the reader. She is wearing panties. Her right arm covers her breasts as she removes (or puts on) her lower garment. In the background, a blond short-haired woman in an orange halter top and dark capri pants reclines on a white bed watching the woman in the foreground.

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Third sex syndrome (The)

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The third theme

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Sharon's affair with Leda allows her to work out her childhood traumas

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Dollar Books repackaged Newsstand Library's The Third Theme with a modified title.

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192 pages
18 cm

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Sharon and Leda meet outside the washroom during a party at Leda's home.

More information about contested books

Contested in the U.S.A and Canada by the National Organization for Decent Literature. The double volume publication of Honey at her Lips and Third Sex Syndrome was listed in the NODL Newsletter from 9-11-1962 until June 1963. A note was made that it was a reissue of The Third Theme.

Cover, Front Text

Her doctor had said: there is in some women a latent force for sexual deviation, deep and controlled . . . yours has come to the surface.

Cover, Back Text

Backed with Honey at her Lips. A cover for each novel.

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A woman with long, pink wavy hair undresses (or dresses) in view of the reader. She is wearing panties. Her right arm covers her breasts as she removes (or puts on) her lower garment. In the background, a blond short-haired woman in an orange halter top and dark capri pants reclines on a white bed watching the woman in the foreground.

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Item: Third theme (The) Has Version This Item
Item: Honey at her lips Is Part Of This Item
Item: Singer, Sally (March Hastings) Creator This Item

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Citation

Hastings, March, “Third sex syndrome (The),” The Lesbian Pulp Fiction Collection @ Mount Saint Vincent University, accessed December 1, 2022, https://msvulpf.omeka.net/items/show/840.