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What novels, written by a male author, have an authentic female "voice"?

Inspired by: How do you write a believable female character into a story if you have little experience with women?

Judging from the discussion in the question, an authentic female character is a rarity. Which male authors pulls it off the best? How so?

I'm also interested in what people think constitutes an authentic female voice. Is it the tone? Content? Focus on emotions versus physical? (You pick.)
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tynamite's avatar There is no such thing as books with a "female" narrative voice. All people are the same, female and male, black or white. Any book you read, of which you consider to have a female narrative, would only have you thinking that, because it is installing sexist stereotypes of women.

For example, if I had written a 1st person novel, with the main character of Alex Turner, of which the main character was portrayed as insecure, emotional and irrational, that would qualify as the narration having a "female" voice. You would be using sexist female characteristics given to Alex, to class the neutral name of Alex Turner as a female, when Alex could very well be a man.

I believe that this question is unintentionally reinforcing sexist stereotypes of women, as stories written by women and men have the exact same narration styles. I know a female writer who narrates in the exact way that I do, and my narration style is unique. To ask about books written by men with an authentic female voice, just shows that the books in this answer are narrated with stereotypical views that the authors had about women.

All human beings are the same, in the sense that we all want the same things in life, and think we in the same ways.
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