ByRachel Tapley

Rachel Tapley lives in Massachusetts, where she teaches and translates French. Some day she’ll finish her dissertation.

  1. Previously in this series: How To Tell If You're In a Lesbian Pulp Novel. You’re a young man from the provinces and you’ve just arrived in Paris to make your fortune. You have big dreams, but no skills to speak of. Your boyish charm and feminine hips have attracted the attention of a wealthy woman and/or a sinister homosexual criminal who will someday become the chief of police. Your face is so complicated…