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10 thoughts on “Tipping the Velvet

  1. says:

    It s not often that I like a book, so listen up and listen well.If someone had given me the bare bones outline of Tipping the Velvet and suggest I read it, I d have kindly told them to piss off I have a job, a kid to raise, and an already low tolerance for contemporary fiction A book about cross dressing lesbians in Victorian England wouldn t spark enough interest in me to get past the title page.Silly me Good thing I thought that tipping the velvet was a reference to the theater hint it It s not often that I like a book, so listen up and listen well.If someone had given me the bare bones outline of Tipping the Velvet and suggest I read it, I d have kindly told them to piss off I have a job, a kid to raise, and an already low tolerance for contemporary fiction A book about cross dressing lesbians in Victorian England wouldn t spark enough interest in me to get past the title page.Silly me Good thing I thought that tipping the velvet was a reference to the theater hint...


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    As seen on The ReadventurerWell, I definitely have never read anything like this before I dare you to read this book s synopsis and not get curious at least a little bit The moment I set my eyes on a short description of Tipping the Velvet on the 1001 Must Read Before You Die Books list, I knew I had to read it Cross dressing lesbians, kept women, music hall singers, renter boys I mean, what s not to like First and foremost, this is a book about lesbians my first and written by one at As seen on The ReadventurerWell, I definitely have never read anything li...


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    I m a straight white male living in the conservative heartland of America who likes reading about the Civil War and drinking cheap white wine sometimes with ice cubes in the glass Thus, when Sarah Waters sits down to write her novels, I am likely not the intended audience for which she spins her yarns Possibly, I am the furthest thing from it Nevertheless, I stumbled upon her most recent book, The Paying Guests, at the end of 2014, when it began appearing on all the year end ten best lists I m a straight white male living in the conservative heartland of America who likes reading about the Civil War and drinking cheap white wine sometimes with ice cubes in the glass Thus, when Sarah Waters sits down to write her novels, I am likely not the intended audience for which she spins her yarns Possibly, I am the furthest thing from it Nevertheless, I stumbled upon her most recent book, The Paying Guests, at the end of 2014, when it began appearing on all the year end ten best lists I was intrigued by the universal acclaim, and also to be honest the promise of all that lesbian sex that Waters is famous for writing about Having enjoyed The Paying Guests, I circled back to Waters first novel, Tipping the Velvet Tipping the Velvet is epic gay historical fiction It s a...


  4. says:

    Call this the lesbian Maurice Girl meets girl then another one then another Odd that in the late 19th century England so many lesbians would all be out and about strolling the dirty streets Even odder still that the heroine of the novel stumbles upon them all This took considerable research, I m sure, and how cool is it to get this particular point of view The biggest mistake, however, was to give the narrative the first person touch making Nan King into a Bella from Twilig Call this the lesbian Maurice Girl meets ...


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    Oh, gag I have SO many problems with this book What the hell was this supposed to be, anyway I will go through the possibilities Historical Fiction Set in the late 1800 s, in stuffy Victorian England we meet Nancy, a young lady who falls fast and hard for another young woman performing in a theatre Yadda, yadda, yadda, they re a couple Yadda, yadda, yadda, Nancy is shocked that her sister doesn t accept this Yadda, yadda, yadda, Nancy meets and beds pretty much every female that subseq Oh, gag I have SO many problems with this book What the hell was this supposed to be, anyway I will go through the possibilities Historical Fiction Set in the late 1800 s, in stuffy Victorian England we meet Nancy, a young lady who falls fast and hard for another young woman performing in a theatre Yadda, yadda, yadda, they re a couple Yadda, yadda, yadda, Nancy is shocked that her sister doesn t accept this Yadda, yadda, yadda, Nancy meets and beds pretty much every female that subsequently crosses her path If the character has a vagina, Nancy is sure to be tipping the velvet with her in short order I m not sure if Sarah Waters meant this to be historically ac...


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    LESBIAN SEX SCENES I knew that s all you wanted to hear about I m going to go on with my review, but you re welcome to stop reading now that you know the juicy stuff And no, I will not go on to describe, in dripping detail, any of the aforementioned LESBIAN SEX SCENES For shame, I know.So anyway, a while back, my friend Coventry had piles and piles of books she was giving away and this was one of them Seeing that it was written by Sarah Waters, I nabbed it im...


  7. says:

    I feel like I ve been repeating other people s speeches all my life Now, when I want to make a speech, I hardly know how If you are fretting over how to tell me you are leaving I am fretting, I said, over how to tell you how I love you over how to say that you are the world to me3.5 stars This was my first foray into the writing of Sarah Waters According to my friends, I have been missing out on some great lit Now I m no longer out of the loop Tipping the Velvet follows a youngI feel like I ve been repeating other people s speeches all my life Now, when I want to make a speech, I hardly know how If you are fretting over how to tell me you are leaving I am fretting, I said, over how to tell you how I love you over how to say that you are the world to me3.5 stars This was my first foray into the writing of Sarah Waters According to my friends, I have been missing out on some great lit Now I m no longer out of the loop Tipping the Velvet follows a young lady named Nan over the course of several years We start with the early stirrings of her new fou...


  8. says:

    Awful Terrible Boring.First half of the book was better than the last half for sure I know Sarah Waters books are a bit slow but wow.So impatient with this story And Nancy just irritated me.


  9. says:

    It appears that currently the most common criticism of this book on goodreads is that it seems formulaic Perhaps I am behind the times, but when did eloquent lesbian coming of age stories set in England 200 years ago become so commonplace as to even HAVE a formula Ultimately this is a love story embedded in a fluid tale of heart pounding and heart breaking moments over the course of Nan s life Either the girl gets the girl boy in the end, or the girl doesn tpredicting the ending with a fift It appears that cur...


  10. says:

    why read charles dickens when you can read sarah waters