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The journal of Dora Damage

Belinda Starling

The journal of Dora Damage

by Belinda Starling

  • 159 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury, Distributed to the trade by Holtzbrinck Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bookbinding -- Fiction.,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBelinda Starling.
    GenreFiction.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6119.T43 J68 2007
    The Physical Object
    Pagination452 p. ;
    Number of Pages452
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23090915M
    ISBN 101596913363
    ISBN 109781596913363
    LC Control Number2006032544

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The Journal of Dora Damage is a wonderful book about a woman who takes over her husband's book binding business and falls into a job binding pornography for a secret society of London's upper crust. Dora finds herself on an intellectual and sexual journey that awakes her senses and puts her entire family in /5.

“The Journal of Dora Damage is the vivid, stylish, witty story of a woman who refuses to accept her powerlessness. A ‘lady-bookbinder,’ primarily of pornography, the novel’s heroine educates us in the deviance of mid-nineteenth century England: miscegenation, sexual aberration, and the exploitation, sexual and otherwise, of by: 4.

The Journal of Dora Damage conjures a vision of London when it was the largest city in the world, grappling with the filth produced by a swollen population. Against a backdrop of power and politics, work and idleness, conservatism and abolitionism, Belinda Starling explores the restrictions of gender, class, and race, the ties of family and /5(14).

The Journal Of Dora Damage seemed to have a pace that was fairly slow to start with but that gained momentum until it was quite fast paced towards the end.

I found a little too much technical detail about Dora's bookbinding business at times but this is presumably what Belinda Starling wanted/5(31). The Journal of Dora Damage by Belinda Starling pp, Bloomsbury, £ The great swell of novel writing which peaked in the late s and 60s.

“The Journal of Dora Damage is the vivid, stylish, witty story of a woman who refuses to accept her powerlessness. A ‘lady-bookbinder,' primarily of pornography, the novel's heroine educates us in the deviance of mid-nineteenth century England: miscegenation, sexual aberration, and the exploitation, sexual and otherwise, of : Bloomsbury Publishing.

Lambeth, London, By the time Dora Damage discovers that there is something wrong with her husband, Peter, it is too late. His arthritic hands are crippled, putting his book-binding business into huge debt and his family in danger of entering the poorhouse.

Summoning her courage, Dora proves that she is more than just a housewife and mother. Taking to the streets, she resolves to. The Journal of Dora Damage.

by Belinda Starling. avg. rating Ratings. In the tradition of Sarah Waters, a rich, sweeping historical novel set in Victorian London, about a bookbinder's wife who, to save her family, must take over her husband's business.

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His arthritic hands are crippled, putting his book-binding business into huge debt and his family in danger of entering the poorhouse/5(13). London, By the time Dora Damage discovers that her husband Peter has arthritis in his hands, it is too late - their book-binding business is in huge debt and the family is on the brink of entering the poorhouse.

But Dora proves that she is more than just a housewife and mother. She resolves to rescue her family at any price and finds herself irrevocably entangled in a web of sex.

The Journal of Dora Damage conjures a vision of London when it was the largest city in the world, grappling with the filth produced by a swollen population. Against a backdrop of power and politics, work and idleness, conservatism and abolitionism, Belinda Starling explores the restrictions of gender, class, and race, the ties of family and Brand: Bloomsbury Publishing.

The Journal of Dora Damage conjures a vision of London when it was the largest city in the world, grappling with the filth produced by a swollen population. Against a backdrop of power and politics, work and idleness, conservatism and abolitionism, Belinda Starling explores the restrictions of gender, class, and race, the ties of family and.

The Journal of Dora Damage. Written by Belinda Starling Review by Ellen Keith. Dora Damage has a name straight from Dickens, and in fact her tale would not be out of place in that author’s works, although perhaps written on the distaff side.

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