Tipping The Velvet

Tipping The Velvet

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Piercing the shadows of the naked stage was a single shaft of rosy limelight, and in the centre of this was a girl: the most marvellous girl - I knew it at once! - that I had ever seen. A saucy, sensuous and multi-layered historical romance, Tipping the Velvet follows the glittering career of Nan King - oyster girl turned music-hall star turned rent boy turned East End 'tom'.Ita#39;s gorgeousa#39; Independent on Sunday a#39;She is an extremely confident writer, combining precise, sensuous descriptions with irony and wit. This is a lively, gutsy, highly readable debuta#39; Observer

Title:Tipping The Velvet
Author:Sarah Waters
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2011-02-03


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