Originally Posted by Latinandgreek
I second Fingersmith, I really liked it. I JUST picked up Lempriere's Dictionary, and have been looking forward to reading it for a while. I am glad to see you mention it. After I am done think I will check out some of these other books that you've mentioned. Cheers.
If you like Lempriere's Dictionary, try 'A Conspiracy of Paper' by David Liss. 'Fingersmith' is brilliant.