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Tipping the velvet

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Lavishly crammed with the songs, smells, and costumes of late Victorian England (The Daily Telegraph), this delicious, steamy debut novel chronicles the adventures of a young girl whose fortunes are forever changed when she falls in love with a cross-dressing music-hall singer.
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"Erotic and absorbing...Written with starling power."—The New York Times Book Review

Nan King, an oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraordinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a friend at the box office, Nan manages to visit all her shows and finally meet her heroine. Soon after, she becomes Kitty's dresser and the two head for the bright lights of Leicester Square where they begin a glittering career as music-hall stars in an all-singing and dancing double act. At the same time, behind closed doors, they admit their attraction to each other and their affair begins.

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subject_facet England -- Social life and customs -- 19th century -- Fiction
Lesbians -- England -- Fiction
title_display Tipping the velvet
title_full Tipping the Velvet
Tipping the velvet / Sarah Waters
title_short Tipping the velvet
topic_facet Erotic Literature
Historical Fiction
Social life and customs