Ep 505 - Fingersmith, by Sarah Waters

11/29/2021

This contemporary Victorian story is chockablock with twists and turns, backstabs and broadsides, as well as Dickensian pornfiends. It also features a steamy lesbian romance between two women desperate to escape their own circumstances. We dive into what makes Fingersmith memorable, as well as where its structure overstays its welcome.

Our theme music was composed by Nick Lerangis.

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