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A – Z variant meme

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I was a little ashamed my A – Z meme only managed 15% women writers – see here. So I decided to have another bash, but this time only for women writers. I kept the ones from the previous list which qualified, but unfortunately one of letters proved just a bit too difficult…

A Angel with the Sword, CJ Cherryh (1985)

B The Balkan Trilogy, Olivia Manning (1981)

C China Mountain Zhang, Maureen F McHugh (1992)

D Dear George & Other Stories, Helen Simpson (1995)

E An Exchange of Hostages, Susan R Matthews (1997)

F Fisher’s Face, Jan Morris (1995)

G Gilead, Marilynne Robinson (2004)

H Halfway Human, Carolyn Ives Gilman (1988)

I The Inland trilogy: The Daymaker, Transformations, The Skybreaker, Ann Halam (1987 – 1990)

J Jerusalem Fire, RM Meluch (1985)

K Kairos, Gwyneth Jones (1988)

L The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K Le Guin (1969)

M Marq’ssan Cycle: Alanya to Alanya, Renegade, Tsunami, Blood in the Fruit, Stretto, L Timmel Duchamp (2005 – 2008)

N Native Tongue, Suzette Haden Elgin (1984)

O O is for Outlaw, Sue Grafton (1999)

P People of the Talisman, Leigh Brackett (1964)

Q Quantum Gravity series: Keeping It Real, Selling Out, Going Under, Chasing the Dragon, Down to the Bone, Justina Robson (2006 – 2011)

R Rats & Gargoyles, Mary Gentle (1990)

S The Steerswoman, Rosemary Kirstein (1989)

T The Talisman Ring, Georgette Heyer (1936)

U The Unit, Ninni Holmqvist (2006)

V V.I. for Short, Sara Paretsky (1995)

W Women of Sand and Myrrh, Hanan al-Shaykh (1988)

X no title

Y The Year of Our War, Steph Swainston (2004)

Z Zoo City, Lauren Beukes (2010)

Now I shall undoubtedly remember titles I should have included in this list…

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