Written on: 03/08/2009 by Janet Lewison (43 reviews written)
'But Briar crept on me. Briar absorbed me. Now I feel the simple weight of the woollen cloak with which I have covered myself and think, I shall never escape! I am not meant to escape! Briar will never let me!'
Sarah Waters revisits Victorian Fiction's dark, fetid, spaces and lifts away the veils of repression. And everywhere we look in Fingersmith we notice ink. This is not the respectable ink of a dry, frigid Casaubon in George Eliot's library at Middlemarch, or of the exasperated Caddy... (read more)
Written on: 29/04/2005 by Kayleigh Leech Higginson
Sarah Waters, Fingersmith: I have become so caught up in this story it has inspired me to begin or should I say try to right the story that is in my head. If my book is 1/8 as good as this one I will be happy.
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