Fingersmith by Sarah Waters: 20th Anniversary Edition
Shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Booker Prize. Filmed for the television and the inspiration for The HandmaidenLondon 1862. Sue Trinder, orphaned at birth, grows up among petty thieves - fingersmiths - under the rough but loving care of Mrs Sucksby and her 'family'.
But from the moment she draws breath, Sue's fate is linked to that of another orphan growing up in a gloomy mansion not too many miles away. Beautiful hardback 20th Anniversary Edition - with lovely endpapers, a ribbon and a new afterword by this celebrated author. Fingersmith remains one of her most successful and best-loved novels.