Sarah Waters


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    Historical Mystery

    Sep-2014

    From the bestselling author of The Little Stranger and Fingersmith, an enthralling novel about a widow and her daughter who take a young couple into their home in 1920s London. It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned; the ...

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    Historical

    Oct-2010

    An anthology of the winning entries for the Jane Austen Short Story Award Two hundred years ago, Jane Austen-- traumatized by her parents' decision to give up the rectory in Hampshire where she grew up, and unable to write for a decade--accepted her...

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    Literary

    May-2009

    From the multi-award-winning and bestselling author of The Night Watch and Fingersmith comes an astonishing novel about love, loss, and the sometimes unbearable weight of the past. In a dusty post-war summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is call...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2006

    A] wonderful novel Waters is almost Dickensian in her wealth of description and depth of character. Chicago Tribune Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked-out streets, illicit partying, and sexual adventure, to end with its begin...

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    Historical

    Feb-2002

    Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs. Sucksby, a "baby farmer," who raised her with unusual tenderness, as if Sue were her own. Mrs. Sucksby’s household, with its fussy babies calmed with doses of gin, also hosts a transie...

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    Suspense

    May-2000

    Gothic tale, psychological study, puzzle narrative This is gripping, astute fiction that feeds the mind and senses. The Seattle Times An upper-class woman recovering from a suicide attempt, Margaret Prior has begun visiting the women s ward of Mill...

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    General Fiction

    May-2000

    Erotic and absorbing Written with starling power. The New York Times Book Review Nan King, an oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraordinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a frie...

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