Tipping the valet a workplace mystery by K. K. Beck

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  • Valets,
  • Mafia,
  • Murder,
  • Fiction

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StatementK.K. Beck
LC ClassificationsPS3552.E248 T57 2015
The Physical Object
Pagination205 pages
Number of Pages205
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27189548M
ISBN 101564745635
ISBN 109781564745637
LC Control Number2015019065

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Tipping the Velvet is a historical novel published as Sarah Waters' debut novel in Set in Victorian England during the s, it tells a coming of age story about a young woman named Nan who falls in love with a male impersonator, follows her to London, and finds various ways to support herself as she journeys through the picaresque plot elements have prompted scholars and.

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Tipping the Velvet (Book): Waters, Sarah. The book that started my Sarah Waters reading obsession. I don't generally like Historical Fiction as I don't respond well to "bygonese" or anachronisms, but this novel doesn't seem to have either. Named Author of the Year at the British BookAwards, Sarah Waters is the author of Tipping the Velvet, a New York Times Notable inside the concrete walls of Millbank Prison, Margaret Prior, hired to speak with the female inmates, becomes all.

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New York: Riverhead Books, MLA. Description This delicious, steamy debut novel chronicles the adventures of Nan King, who begins life as an oyster girl in the provincial seaside town of Whitstable and whose fortunes are forever changed when she falls in love with a cross-dressing music-hall singer named Miss Kitty Butler.

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Sarah Waters has been named Author of the Year four times: by the British Book Awards, the Booksellers' Association, Waterstone's Booksellers and the Stonewall Awards. She lives in London. She was awarded an OBE in /5(3).

About Tipping the Velvet “Erotic and absorbing Written with startling 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.

Thanks to everyone who read and commented on the various drafts of Tipping the Velvet, in particular Sally O-J, but also Margaretta Jolly, Richard Shimell and Sarah Hopkins. Thanks to Caroline Halliday, Monica Forty, Judith Skinner and Nicole Pohl, all of whom offered encouragement, advice and enthusiasm while I was writing, and afterwards.

However, the book's synopsis on the back cover, drew me in and I took a chance and bought it. I am so glad that I did. What a delight. This is a historical novel, set in a Victorian England that few have glimpsed. And "Tipping The Velvet" allows us to view it all, center stage/5().

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With Rachael Stirling, Keeley Hawes, Anna Chancellor, Jodhi May. The story of Nan Astley who falls in love with three different women on her journey to stardom and happiness in Victorian England/10(K).

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