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The Resource The paying guests, Sarah Waters

The paying guests, Sarah Waters

Label
The paying guests
Title
The paying guests
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Waters
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen are disillusioned, the out-of-work and the hungry are demanding change. And in South London, in a genteel Camberwell villa, a large silent house now bereft of brothers, husband and even servants, life is about to be transformed, as impoverished widow Mrs Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers
Summary
You can almost bet that a situation with long-term guests–paying or not–is not going to turn out well. This novel by Waters, who many know from her earlier books Tipping the Velvet and The Little Stranger, will keep you turning the page to see just how tense things can get, and how far fear and passion can push someone. -- Elizabeth Angelastro for LibraryReads
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10321711
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
The paying guests, Sarah Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
566 pages
Isbn
9781594633119
Lccn
2014016148
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)870919758
Label
The paying guests, Sarah Waters
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
566 pages
Isbn
9781594633119
Lccn
2014016148
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
System control number
(OCoLC)870919758

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