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Sarah Waters

Tipping the Velvet


In the bawdy music halls of the late-19th century, Nan is captivated by Kitty Butler, a male impersonator. She manages to meet her heroine and soon after becomes her dresser. Heading for the bright lights of London they form a double act while privately, a love affair begins. A Virago "V".

Format: Paperback
Published: in UK in 1999
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
Pages: 472
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9781860495243
ISBN 10: 1860495249

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Tipping the Velvet