• Title : Fingersmith

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  • ISBN: 1101057025

  • Format Type: ebook

  • Number of Pages: 592 pages


Fingersmith Description

Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs Sucksby, a baby farmer, who raised her with unusual tenderness, as if Sue were her own Mrs Sucksby s household, with its fussy babies calmed with doses of gin, also hosts a transient family of petty thieves fingersmiths for whom this house in the heart of a mean London slum is home.One day, the most beloved thief of all arrives Gentleman, an elegant con man, who carries with him an enticing proposition for Sue If she wins a position as the maid to Maud Lilly, a na ve gentlewoman, and aids Gentleman in her seduction, then they will all share in Maud s vast inheritance Once the inheritance is secured, Maud will be disposed of passed off as mad, and made to live out the rest of her days in a lunatic asylum.With dreams of paying back the kindness of her adopted family, Sue agrees to the plan Once in, however, Sue begins to pity her helpless mark and care for Maud Lilly in unexpected waysBut no one and nothing is as it seems in this Dickensian novel of thrills and reversals..



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thumbnail Title: Fingersmith
Author:Sarah Waters
ISBN :1101057025
ranting: 1.5
Reviewer: 488 Reviews
Description: Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs Sucksby, a baby farmer, who raised her with unusual tenderness, as if Sue were her own Mrs Sucksby s household, with its fussy babies cal

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