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Fingersmith - Sarah Waters
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3.63 20
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781860498
Publisher: Virago Press
Pages no: 548
Edition language: English
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meeplemaiden rated it
3.5 I really, really enjoyed this book, until...
I want to give this story more than three and a half stars but hand on my heart, I just can't. The first 4/5 of the book were brilliant with twists and turns that I didn't see coming but then the whole thing turned into a cheesy romance. In some ways the ending was appropriate to the gothic romance ...
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Portable Mistletoe rated it
5.0 Fingersmith ★★★★★
It’s hard to review this historical thriller without spoilers, because much of the fun is in the twists and turns of the plot as the various characters and their machinations are revealed. It’s well-done, too. I wasn’t able to correctly guess any of them, at least until the very end. But this is not...
Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman
Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman rated it
4.0 Fingersmith
To call Fingersmith a lesbian love story is a disservice on many levels. Never mind that the novel is full of titillation (pun intended): there is hot lesbian reasonably graphic passion; a disturbing lesbian gang rape scene; hate-fueled love rants; and plenty of murder. But this is far more than a...
Lillelara rated it
3.5 Fingersmith
It´s impossible to say something about the story of Fingersmith without spoiling it and a lot of my enjoyment in reading this book came from not knowing anything about the story. So let me just say that there are a lot of awesome twist and turns throughout the book, which kept me on the edge of my s...
Linda78 rated it
4.0 Fingersmith (Audiobook)
This starts off kind of slow, and a little too much telling over showing as Susan kicks off this story of intrigue and thievery. To be honest, if I hadn't seen the mini-series years ago and already known about the twist, I would have been impatient through the first part of this. This is a book abou...
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