The Crimson Petal and the White

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Michel Faber. dark in anticipation of the tragedy on stage, Agnes Rackham remains visible. The patrons in the balconies observe her white hand raising tiny binoculars to her face, and Mrs Rackham is seen to shed a sympathetic tear, for the ...

Ho adorato la prima parte , speravo nel lieto fine e invece una tristezza infinita !

SUN50
Wrote 3/11/19
Victorian England...well worth the trip back in time!
Set in 1875, it tells of the rise of Sugar, a young London prostitute with an ephebic body, with red hair and undeniable charm. The girl has in fact all the cards in order to groped the climb to the beautiful world, from the fetid and dark alleys, wh...Continua
Bambu
Wrote 7/16/17
Romanzo vittoriano 2.0
Bellissima l'idea di riprendere gli autori inglesi come Dickens e Collins. Nelle vie piu' zozze e sordide della Londra vittoriana, Faber aggiunge tutti gli altri indispensabili ingredienti: prostitute, maitresse, uomini ricchi e/o nobili in cerca di...Continua
Suzy V.
Wrote 1/9/14
Per me, che sono lettrice accanita, un romanzetto lungo ci sta sempre bene! Dico 'romanzetto' perchè davvero non ho trovato niente di sconvolgente, nè nella scrittura nè nella trama. Si, c'è un buon profilo della tipica isterica, modi di soffrire in...Continua
Angela...
Wrote 8/4/13

DeK
Wrote Aug 28, 2011, 08:37
The modern woman has been streamlined to permit her to shop freely.
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DeK
Wrote Aug 28, 2011, 08:32
(A truly modern man, William Rackham is what might be called a superstitious atheist Christian; that is, he believes in a God who, while He may no longer be responsible for the sun rising, the saving of the Queen or the provision of daily bread, is s...Continua
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