About this book
A brilliant historical novel set in Victorian London, this follows Dora Damage, whose determination to rescue her family from poverty leads her into a web of sex, money, deceit and the law. Will appeal to fans of "Fingersmith" and "The Alchemist's Daughter". Sadly, the author died shortly after writing this debut novel. 'A triumph... Starling has created a witty and sympathetic heroine...' "Observer"
A novel set in Victorian London combining a heady mixture of sex, deceit, money, and law.