All in all, I found this a wonderful read with many plot twists that will make it hard to put this book down.
The two main characters, Maud and Sue, are of course the most integral part of the book, and their relationship while they are maid and mistress borders on erotica.
The characters are well developed, well written, and with the plot twists and turns, it was just a terrific read.
An old-fashioned tale of deceit with twists and turns (think Oliver Twist combined with Rebecca). It was at times horribly depressing but always engaging, and kept me wanting... Read morePublished 18 days ago by book lover
I was hooked till the end, and surprised more than once. Sarah Waters is a talented writer, and I look forward to reading her other books.Published 19 days ago by Amy Samrath
If only I could stay awake after finishing reading a book so as to write the review right then. Now I almost gave the book four stars because the excitement had abated. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Enticing,page-turner set in dreary England. Could not put it down. Showed contrasting lifestyles in England when hanging was the punishment for murderPublished 1 month ago by Betty B.
It is such a great written book with lots of plot twists and all the emotions you you can ever feel are in this book. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Luzy Cabrera
I ENJOYED THIS BOOK SINCE IT TAKES PLACES IN THE GRIMY, GRITTY WORLD OF OLD LONDON. THIS NOVEL HAS A COMPLICATED TWIST AND TURNS THE WHOLE PLOT UPSIDE DOWN. Read morePublished 2 months ago by virginia j. king
Fingersmith was a good read. Well written and lots of plot twists and turns. It did have the tendency to ramble on a bit in several places that I felt could have been shortened.Published 2 months ago by Gracian Howard
Loved the twists in the story. Colourful characters and easy read. Also going back in to an old London was nice, imagining the scenes taking into account what it looks like todayPublished 2 months ago by Marinus Snyman