Under the Poppy
Publish date: September 20th 2010
Publisher: Small Beer Press
Pages no: 462
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction Fantasy
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, 19th Century
Honestly wanted to like this. Wanted to like it so much that I even got it via inter-library loan at the library, something which I am usually loathe to do; nothing against the library, but I am truly terrible at returning books. Sadly, I didn't. I couldn't get into the setting, the writing style, o...
Oh, I have tried with this book. Tried twice now. There is so much here that I should like, so much that I generally enjoy while reading, but if given a choice, I never pick this book up off the stack. I never feel compelled to keep reading. I get about a hundred pages in by hook or by crook, and th...
3.75 out of 5Review to come.
Please enjoy the second installment in the new series, Stefon on Literature. Take it away, Stefon!It's the 1870s, and Brussells' hottest brothel is Under the Poppy. Club owners Decca and Rupert have though of everything: opium-addicted whores on swings, rent boys in costume, mute piano players, unre...
Gosh, I just loved this book. I loved it so much that I've been putting off writing a review because I don't know if I can do the book any justice, but I must write something about it to recommend it to folks!Under the Poppy is a wonderfully beautiful, dark, lush neo-Victorian novel set during the 1...
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