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Piercing the shadows of the naked stage was a single shaft of rosy limelight, and in the centre of this was a girl: the most marvellous girl - I knew it at once! - that I had ever seen. A saucy, sensuous and multi-layered historical romance, Tipping the Velvet follows the glittering career of Nan King - oyster girl turned music-hall star turned rent boy turned East End 'tom'. It launched the career of one of Britain's most exciting and successful writers. `One of the best storytellers alive today' - Independent. Sarah Waters has written five subsequent bestselling novels, all of which have been filmed or are currently in production and she has received critical and popular acclaim and prize shortlists. She was awarded the Stonewall Writer of the Decade in 2016.Tipping the Velvet was adapted by Andrew Davies and filmed by Sally Head Productions for the BBC



Fiction & PoetryModern & contemporary fiction post c 1945 Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group Publication Date: 30/01/2018 ISBN-13: 9780349008486  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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Sarah Waters was born in Wales in 1966. She has been shortlisted for the Man Booker and Orange prizes and has won The South Bank Show Award and The Somerset Maugham Award. Four of her novels have been adapted for television, and Fingersmith inspired the 2016 film The Handmaiden. The Paying Guests and The Little Stranger are in development now. She has been named as author of the Year four times - by the Booksellers Association, Sunday Times, Waterstones and The British Booksellers Association. Stonewall crowned her Writer of the Decade.

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