Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
The Orange Prize short-listed, Booker Prize short-listed, critically adored, new novel from the author of Tipping the Velvet and Affinity. A story of fraud, insanity and secrets worthy of Wilkie Collins.
London 1862. Sue Trinder, orphaned at birth, grows up among petty thieves - fingersmiths - under the rough but loving care of Mrs Sucksby and her 'family'. But from the moment she draws breath, Sue's fate is linked to that of another orphan growing up in a gloomy mansion not too many miles away.
About the Author
Sarah Waters was born in Wales in 1966. She has been shortlisted for the Man Booker and Orange prizes and three of her four novels have been adapted for television.
Paperback | 560 pages
131 x 198 x 37mm | 450g
03 Mar 2003
Little, Brown Book Group
Virago Press Ltd
London, United Kingdom
A secondhand book that has been read but is in good condition. Very minimal damage to the cover, including very minimal scuff marks, and obvious creasing on the back cover, but no holes or tears. All pages are undamaged, with very minimal (barely visible) creasing but no tearing. No pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in margins. No missing pages.