Tipping the Velvet

by Sarah Waters

In Brief

The extraordinary adventures of Nan King: Whitstable oyster girl turned music hall masher, turned Soho renter, turned rich Sapphist's tart, turned East End Tom, turned embryo socialist campaigner.

Why you should read it

Meticulously researched, engagingly written and sexually explicit, Tipping the Velvet portrays aspects of late 19th Century life which will certainly entertain you... and may well surprise you!

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Siân
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