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Waters, Sarah 1966-

Overview
Works: 145 works in 568 publications in 4 languages and 17,369 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Ghost stories  Conference proceedings  Drama  Film adaptations  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Television adaptations 
Roles: Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: PR6073.A828, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Sarah Waters
Publications by Sarah Waters
Most widely held works by Sarah Waters
The little stranger by Sarah Waters( Book )
40 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in English and held by 2,770 libraries worldwide
One dusty postwar summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, Dr. Faraday is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall, the residence of the Ayres family for more than two centuries. Its owners, mother, son and daughter, are struggling to keep pace with a changing society, as well as conflicts of their own. But the Ayreses are haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life
The night watch by Sarah Waters( Book )
36 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in English and held by 2,463 libraries worldwide
Follows a group of four people living in World War II-era London at three different points in their lives: in the aftermath of the war, during its height, and the early days of the war
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( Book )
58 editions published between 2002 and 2012 in English and French and held by 2,255 libraries worldwide
Growing up as a foster child among a family of thieves, orphan Sue Trinder hopes to pay back that kindness by playing a key role in a swindle scheme devised by their leader, Gentleman, who is planning to con a fortune out of the naive Maud Lily, but Sue's growing pity for their helpless victim could destroy the plot
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Book )
40 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in English and held by 1,709 libraries worldwide
"An upper-class woman recovering from a suicide attempt, Margaret Prior has begun visiting the women's ward of Millbank prison, Victorian London's grimmest jail, as part of her rehabilitative charity work. Amongst Millbank's murderers and common thieves, Margaret finds herself increasingly fascinated by one apparently innocent inmate, the enigmatic spiritualist Selina Dawes. Selina was imprisoned after a seance she was conducting went horribly awry, leaving an elderly matron dead and a young woman profoundly disturbed. Although initially skeptical of Selina's gifts, Margaret is soon drawn into a twilight world of ghosts and shadows, unruly spirits and unseemly passions, until she is at last driven to concoct a desperate plot to secure Selina's freedom, and her own."--Jacket
Tipping the velvet by Sarah Waters( Book )
43 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in English and held by 1,581 libraries worldwide
The story of a "girl-in-trousers" in 1890s England. She is a lesbian fishmonger who gains entry into the libertine world of music halls by an affair with a singer, becoming her partner in a cross-dressing show. But drama follows when the other goes straight
The night watch by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,217 libraries worldwide
Former ambulance driver Kay lives life fast, wandering the war-torn streets and hunting for other women. Kind and clever Helen guards her secrets--and her lover--closely. Glamorous Viv remains utterly devoted, for better or worse, to the soldier she adores. And Duncan fights to make a new life for himself after spending time in prison. As these four people survive the devastation of war and the experience life's dizzying highs, their paths cross in ways none of them can forsee
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( file )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 860 libraries worldwide
Orphaned as an infant, Susan Trinder was raised by Mrs. Sucksby, "mother" to a host of pickpockets and con artists. To pay her debt, she joins legendary thief Gentleman in swindling an innocent woman out of her inheritence. But the two women form an unanticipated bond and the events that follow will surprise every listener
Memories of 1968 international perspectives by Ingo Cornils( file )
8 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
Some years figure more keenly in the collective memory than others. This volume explores how 1968 has come to be perceived in France, Germany, Italy, U.S., Mexico & China, & how various national preoccupations with order, political violence, individual freedom, youth culture & self-expression have been reflected
The little stranger by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
23 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 756 libraries worldwide
An eerie tale set in post-World War II rural Britain. When Dr. Faraday, a Warwickshire physician, pays a visit to the Ayres family at their Hundreds Hall estate, he unknowingly enters a wickedly haunted house. His life soon becomes entwined with a family plagued by a terrifying past
Dancing with Mr. Darcy : stories inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House Library ( Book )
6 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 482 libraries worldwide
A collection of short stories written in appreciation of Austen's works, set in an impressive array of settings and styles, and each using Austen and her work in diverse and fascinating ways
Tipping the velvet ( visu )
13 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 329 libraries worldwide
Als in het laat-negentiende eeuwse Londen Nan, een oesterverkoopster, de mooie actrice en zangeres Kitty ontmoet, ontdekt ze de lesbische liefde
Social movements in France : towards a new citizenship by Sarah Waters( file )
8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 221 libraries worldwide
The last decade of French politics has been marked by a rise of social movements that articulated new struggles and expressed changing demands. The new movements gave voice and representation to groups that had been marginalised by political institutions and excluded from mainstream society. Sarah Waters explores a 'new generation of movements' within French political life and seeks to examine their meaning and significance. Challenging recent theoretical assumptions and particularly 'new social movement theory', this book argues that it fails to take account of the fundamental logic and purpose of contemporary French movements. The outstanding feature of these movements is that they share a strong civic dimension, affirming and defending the rights of different groups in society. These are movements about citizenship and about the rights that this notion entails. Far from being new, French movements reveal ongoing civic processes whereby marginalised groups at particular points in history mobilise collectively to affirm their rights. The role of contemporary French movements is to redefine the nature and parameters of citizenship so that it reflects the changing social realities of France today
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 201 libraries worldwide
Once inside the concrete walls of Millbank Prison, Margaret Prior, hired to speak with the female inmates, becomes all too aware that what she perceives to be reality may not be so. Bringing new ideas to her mind is the beautiful, but dangerous criminal Selina Dawes
Tipping the velvet by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
4 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
The story of a "girl-in-trousers" in 1890s England. She is a lesbian fishmonger who gains entry into the libertine world of music halls by an affair with a singer, becoming her partner in a cross-dressing show. But drama follows when the other goes straight
De nachtwacht by Sarah Waters( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in Dutch and held by 135 libraries worldwide
In het na-oorlogse Londen zijn vier mensen door de oorlog op verschillende manieren met elkaar verbonden
De kleine vreemdeling by Sarah Waters( Book )
3 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Vlak na de Tweede Wereldoorlog proberen de Engelse eigenaars van een groot vervallen landhuis het gebouw en de landerijen van de ondergang te redden; ze krijgen daarbij te maken met waanzin, modernisering en paranormale verschijnselen
Vingervlug by Sarah Waters( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in Dutch and Undetermined and held by 108 libraries worldwide
Een Londens weesmeisje, dat vanaf 1845 wordt opgevoed door een vrouw met onderwereldconnecties, wordt gevraagd mee te werken aan het plan van een schurk om een rijke erfgename te verleiden
Affiniteit by Sarah Waters( Book )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in Dutch and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Een negentiende-eeuwse jonge vrouw uit de Engelse middenklasse die vrouwen in de gevangenis bezoekt als sociale bezigheid, raakt in de ban van een raadselachtige vrouw die veroordeeld is omdat ze als spiritiste betrokken was bij iemands dood
Fluwelen begeerte by Sarah Waters( Book )
5 editions published between 2002 and 2008 in Dutch and held by 93 libraries worldwide
Aan het eind van de 19e eeuw wordt een jong meisje verliefd op een zangeres en volgt haar naar Londen
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( visu )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 66 libraries worldwide
Een Londens weesmeisje, dat vanaf 1845 wordt opgevoed door een vrouw met onderwereldconnecties, wordt gevraagd mee te werken aan het plan van een schurk om een rijke erfgename te verleiden
 
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Alternative Names
Votersa, Sāra, 1966-
Waters, Sarah
ウォーターズ, サラ
Languages
English (335)
Dutch (20)
Spanish (1)
French (1)
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