Tipping the VelvetBook - 2000
Nan King, an oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraordinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a friend at the box office, Nan manages to visit all her shows and finally meet her heroine. Soon after, she becomes Kitty's dresser and the two head for the bright lights of Leicester Square where they begin a glittering career as music-hall stars in an all-singing and dancing double act. At the same time, behind closed doors, they admit their attraction to each other and their affair begins.
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LPL_KimberlyL Jan 13, 2018
Read a book with an LGBTQ+ protagonist... I often cite Sarah Waters as one of my favorite authors, but the reality is I haven't actually read a book of hers since 2015. Time to change that! Her historical fiction novels are almost always about LGBTQ+ characters.
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