Califia's Daughters by Leigh Richards

Califia's Daughters

Leigh Richards

In this fantasy adventure set in a post-apocalyptic civilisation , an Amazonian race of women take over the fight for survival and the outnumbered men are forced into a passive role. Feminist utopia or nightmare scenario? Read and decide!

Extract

Dian was nearly six feet tall herself, but she had to look up into this woman's eyes, dark and proud over high cheekbones. Her willowy frame was both flexible and hard, her skin exactly the color of the polished ebony carving on a shelf in Lin's clinic, in this case topped with a magnificent head-wrap of gold black cloth.

Parallels
  • The Matter of Seggri by Ursula Le Guin
  • Daughters of an Emerald Dusk by Katherine V. Forrest