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With an OverDrive account, you can save your favorite libraries for at-a-glance information about availability. Find out more about OverDrive accounts. Michel Faber. Canongate Books. 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 's London society offers us intimacy with a host of loveable, maddening and superbly realised characters.
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We have The Crimson Petal and the White available now to read in the superior epub and mobi formats! Simply click any of the direct download buttons below for instant access. If you prefer to read online this book by Michel Faber, then press the ebook reader icon instead. At the heart of this panoramic, multidimensional narrative is the compelling struggle of a young woman to lift her body and soul out of the gutter. Faber leads us back to s London, where Sugar, a nineteen-year-old whore in the brothel of the terrifying Mrs. Castaway, yearns for escape to a better life. Her ascent through the strata of Victorian society offers us intimacy with a host of lovable, maddening, unforgettable characters.
The Crimson Petal and The White by Michel Faber
A collective of bibliophiles talking about books. Book Fox vulpes libris : small bibliovorous mammal of overactive imagination and uncommonly large bookshop expenses. Habitat: anywhere the rustle of pages can be heard. William Rackham — dull, unimaginative and self-centred but with enough basic decency to keep him just this side of unsympathetic. The nine hundred closely-printed pages were consumed faster than those of many lighter, shorter novels and — driven on by an overwhelming need to find out what happened to Sugar — I galloped through it in a under a week, reading only in the evenings and during the occasional lunch hour.
The Crimson Petal and the White
The title is from an poem by Alfred, Lord Tennyson entitled " Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal ", the opening line of which is "Now sleeps the crimson petal, now the white. The novel was published by Canongate in hardback in the UK in , with a paperback edition following the next year. Canongate also published The Apple , a selection of short stories based on characters from The Crimson Petal and the White , in
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