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Tipping the Velvet

Tipping the Velvet
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5 years, 6 months ago at Feb 17 17:51
Tipping the Velvet is quite the romp into a world of lesbianism in Victorian England, Waters' style of writing pulls you in from the very start, submerging the reader right into the world of the protagonist, Nancy Astley. The story is broken into three parts, the first being of a romantic vein, the second rather racy, and the third more settled while bringing the story to its resolution. As with a... read more
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Manufacturer: Virago Press Ltd
Release date: 4 March 1999
ISBN-10 : 1860495249 | ISBN-13: 9781860495243
Historical Fiction (2), English (2), Drag (1), Music Hall (1), Music (1), Trilogy (1), Series (1), Novel (1), Prostitution (1), Bdsm (1), Britain (1), Gay&lesbian (1), England (1), Lgbt (1), Victorian Era (1), Fiction (1), Victorian England (1), 20th Century (1), Romantic (1)
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Read in 2009 (60 books items)
tartan_skirt posted a review 5 years, 6 months ago

“Tipping the Velvet is quite the romp into a world of lesbianism in Victorian England, Waters' style of writing pulls you in from the very start, submerging the reader right into the world of the protagonist, Nancy Astley. The story is broken into three parts, the first being of a romantic vein, the second rather racy, and the third more settled while bringing the story to its resolution. As with any romance there is some degree of inevitability in the course of events, but I think that overall the story is a satisfying one that keeps the reader on their toes. The ending especially worked extremely well for me, as Nancy finally stopped running, and did not gi” read more

Rennie added this to a list 7 years, 9 months ago
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