Booker Prize Gems
Between the Covers is back with twelve must-read books including six new titles and six gems from past Booker Prize shortlists – including Sarah Waters’s Fingersmith.
Find the full list here.
The first episode airs 10 November 2021 at 7.30pm on BBC Two. Find out more: https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000n7sl
by Sarah Waters
A BBC TWO BETWEEN THE COVERS BOOK CLUB PICK (BOOKER PRIZE GEMS)
The book that inspired Park Chan-wook's astonishing film The Handmaiden.
Shortlisted for the Orange Prize and the Booker Prize
London 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.