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Night Train to Florence
     

Night Train to Florence

by Gabriella West
 

Italy, 1980s. The shy unnamed narrator and her tougher English friend, Liz, are booksmart but inexperienced 18-year-old students on a budget traveling around Northern Italy by train. As they share adventures, wine and conversation, their edgy friendship not surprisingly begins to deepen.

But it's on their final nocturnal train trip back to Florence that they

Overview

Italy, 1980s. The shy unnamed narrator and her tougher English friend, Liz, are booksmart but inexperienced 18-year-old students on a budget traveling around Northern Italy by train. As they share adventures, wine and conversation, their edgy friendship not surprisingly begins to deepen.

But it's on their final nocturnal train trip back to Florence that they go beyond friendship into an act of bold sexual experimentation...

This 3,200-word short story was first published in the Cleis Press anthology "Hot Ticket: Tales of Lesbians, Sex, and Travel."

Product Details

BN ID:
2940033229161
Publisher:
Gabriella West
Publication date:
05/09/2012
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
132 KB
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Gabriella West was born in Santa Barbara in 1967. In 1969, her parents moved to Dublin, Ireland, and she grew up in Ireland, studying English and Italian at Trinity College, Dublin. She graduated and left Ireland in 1988. She earned an MA degree in Creative Writing at San Francisco State University in 1995. Wolfhound Press in Dublin published her novel "Time of Grace" in 2002. It's the story of a young English governess who travels to Ireland in 1915 for work and falls in love with an Irish maid who is secretly caught up in plotting for the upcoming Easter Rising in 1916. "Time of Grace" is now available in e-book form (Amazon only; free to KDP Select subscribers). "The Leaving" was first published as an ebook at Smashwords in 2011. In 2015, her third novel, "Elsie Street," was published. Gabriella West lives in San Francisco, CA.

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