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Du bout des doigts This totally wonderful novel does exactly what the title says, it fingers your myth, it steals up on your soul and breathes down its neck and a shudder of pleasure is felt to the ends of all your extremities, your brain will wobble, your hair will vibrate strongly, and your eyebrows will be thrust up and down like energetic trampolining children as the intricate clockmaker plot fastens your eyes ravenously to every page draw the curtains, do not charge the mobile phone, tell your friends you h This totally wonderful novel does exactly what the title says, it fingers your myth, it steals up on your soul and breathes down its neck and a shudder of pleasure is felt to the ends of all your extremities, your brain will wobble, your hair will vibrate strongly, and your eyebrows will be thrust up and down like energetic trampolining children as the intricate clockmaker plot fastens your eyes ravenously to every page draw the curtains, do not charge the mobile phone, tell your friends you have gone to Tibet for three weeks, or Saskatchewan if that s less likely to make them worry If there s an earthquake or a revolution you won t notice In that way this book is close kin to The Quincunx and The Crimson Petal and the White I want to be buried with all these three novels So, you may know it s a Modern Victorian novel, which is a mini genre I love wantof, and you may also have heard that in this particular Modern Vi Pigeons and pearls Perceptions and palpability I d explain in detail, but that would spoil all the fun Instead, as elliptically as I can, I ll hint at their relevance with vague allusions Sue was an orphan in Victorian London, raised among thieves Despite the fact that in the hierarchy of larceny her lot were neverthan petite bourgeoisie, Sue s existence was not as Dickensian as it might have been Baby farmer Mrs Sucksby seemed to take a particular shine to Sue, andor less rai Pigeons and pearls Perceptions and palpability I d explain in detail, but that would spoil all the fun Instead, as elliptically as I can, I ll hint at their relevance with vague allus This novel, for me all pastiche, pasteboard and mirrors, really irritated me principally because I could have read two good novels in the time it took me to wade through it For a start it s way too long It s not like Waters is serving up any profound insights into human nature or casting her eye over This is a Victorian murder mystery with a lesbian romance You will probably love it, but even if you don t, it s highly unlikely you will have read anything else quite like it. A tricky book to review, partly because it didn t live up to my possibly unfairly high hopes and partly because I m trying to write shorter, punchier reviews, but this was almost 600 pages long I have failedGreat ExpectationsWaters is an award winning historical novelist, who specialises in the Victorian period and lesbian protagonists This book was shortlisted for the Booker Prize and the Orange Prize and her PhD thesis even covers a key subject of this book.I was expecting something l A tricky book to review, partly because It seems that Fingersmith is one of those books that people want to read but are not doing it for some reason I say this because I have 30 friends that added the title on their TBR shelf I was also one of them as I ve bought the paperback two years ago and I only convinced myself to read it now I do not regret finally taking the plunge and I recommend my friends to go ahead and do the same because it is worth it If the size is a deterrent than I can tell you that it does not feel like a 500 It seems that Fingersmith is one of those books that people want to read but are not doing it for some reason I say this because I have 30 friends that added the title on their TBR shelf I was also one of them as I ve bought the pap Londres, 1862 A La Veille De Ses Dix Huit Ans, Sue Trinder, L Orpheline De Lant Street, Le Quartier Des Voleurs Et Des Receleurs, Se Voit Proposer Par Un L Gant, Surnomm Gentleman, D Escroquer Une Riche H Riti Re Orpheline Elle Aussi, Cette Derni Re Est Lev E Dans Un Lugubre Manoir Par Son Oncle, Collectionneur De Livres D Un Genre Tout Particulier Envelopp E Par Une Atmosph Re Satur E De Myst Re Et De Passions Souterraines, Sue Devra D Jouer Les Complots Les Plus D Licieusement Cruels, Afin De Devenir, Avec Le Concours De La Belle Demoiselle De Briar, Une L Gende Parmi Les Cercles Interlopes De La Bibliophilie Rotique H Riti Re Moderne De Dickens, Mais Aussi De Sapho Et Des Libertins, Sarah Waters Nous Offre Une Vision Clandestine De L Angleterre Victorienne, Un Envers Du D Cor O Les H Ro Nes, De Mariages Secrets En Amours Interdites, Ne Se Conduisent Jamais Comme On L Attendrait Un Roman D Cadent Et Virtuose. I have to admit that throughout almost all of Fingersmith the main random thoughts sweeping across the desolate land of my mind were along the lines of WTF WHAT WHAT DID JUST HAPPEN This is an intricate, ambitious, original, jaw dropping, gut punching, heart wrenching plot for which I will NOT give you a synopsis First, because I wouldn t know where to start from and second because it s better for you if you know NOTHING about it Then you ll have my same random thoughts, as stated above I I have to admit that throughout almost all of Fingersmith the main random thoughts sweeping across the desolate land of my mind were along the lines of WTF WHAT WHAT DID JUST HAPPEN This is an intricate, ambitious, original, jaw dropping, gut punching, heart wrenching plot for which I will NOT give you a synopsis First, because I wouldn t know where to start from and second because it s better for you if you know NOTHING about it Then you ll have my same random thoughts, as stated above I ll just give you a few fundamental points you need to know it s set in Victorian England, it s about thieves, an elaborate scam and it is not for people who don t tolerate gratuitous cruelty, mind games and deceptions in their books.Actually, I d say its main theme is Holy Crackers What a read I felt like Alice falling down the Rabbit Hole This story hastwists and turns than a shopping cart caught in the wind in a Walmart parking lot When you commit to this one, please know that it is heavy lifting at almost 600 pages Some parts are easily predictable, while other parts leave you smarting from the surprise attack.Many others have done an excellent job in relaying the plot design here I won t go into that aside from saying that Sarah Waters has an Holy Crackers What a read I felt like Alice falling down the Rabbit Hole This story hastwists What a wondrously rendered, gloriously languid 19th century roman noir Using imagery that springs to mind so vividly one would think it a memory, Sarah Waters has fashioned a glorious work of fiction Fair maidens and dastardly villains country estate and insane asylum den of thieves and literary purists murder and mayhem in Victorian London Sarah Waters manages to blend it all and produce one whale of a story that had me gulping it ravenously into the night, coming up for air only when it What a wondrously rendered, gloriously languid


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