Tipping the Velvet

A Novel

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"Lavishly crammed with the songs, smells, and costumes of late Victorian England" (The Daily Telegraph), this delicious, steamy debut novel chronicles the adventures of Nan King, who begins life as an oyster girl in the provincial seaside town of Whi ...Continua
little Alex
Ha scritto il 06/07/15
This is the first Sarah Waters book I've read, despite having bought all her books. The research is great and the characters are vivid and lively. Wonderful novel, especially considering that it is her first book. What a fun, lesbian romp set in Vict...Continua
Tracy W
Ha scritto il 13/03/10
This is the debut novel that shot Sarah Waters to fame, but is definitely not my favourite. It's more like an excuse for Waters to realise some sort of pornographic dream. There is graphic and frequent portrayal of lesbian sex, most of the time for...Continua
Ha scritto il 18/11/09

Addictive, I couldn't put it down! Definitely recommended if you are into Victorian/Gothic novels, gender issues, fascinating/picaresque plots. This novel provides good, easy reading, so that you really take to Nancy King's adventures.

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