Fingersmith Setting & Symbolism

Sarah Waters
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House on Lant Street in the Borough of London

This is the house in which Sue born and raised. This is also the place where Maud is imprisoned after learning of her true identity, and of Mrs. Sucksby's scheme. Gentleman is killed here. Sue returns here after escaping the asylum with the expectation of returning to Mrs. Sucksby's love and protection.

Briar

Briar is the dark, damp, dismal estate owned by Christopher Lilly. It harbors his vast collection of pornography. Maud is brought here as a child and trained to become his secretary. Sue is sent here by Richard as part of the plan within a plan within a plan. It is here that Sue comes to know and love Maud. It is also to this place that both of the girls return after the truth of the schemes is revealed.

Mrs. Cream's Cottage

This cottage is the...

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