The Crimson Petal And The White
Sugar, an alluring, nineteen-year-old whore in the brothel of the terrifying Mrs Castaway, yearns for a better life and her ascent through the strata of 1870's London society offers us intimacy with a host of loveable, maddening and superbly realised characters. Gripping from the first page, this immense novel is an intoxicating and deeply satisfying read, not only a wonderful story but the creation of an entire, extraordinary world.
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Review: The Crimson Petal and the WhiteUser Review - Serrahfina - Goodreads
I adore this book. It is an all-time favorite of mine, of which I have read probably 5 times and will continue to read. I pawn it off on all my friends and it has passed hands so many times, the cover ... Read full review
Review: The Crimson Petal and the WhiteUser Review - Steve - Goodreads
A word of warning, my friends: I'll be giving this the hard sell. To begin, please create in your mind's eye (and ear) the most interesting tour guide imaginable. He knows all about Victorian England ... Read full review