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Waters, Sarah 1966-

Overview
Works: 138 works in 699 publications in 25 languages and 19,689 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Ghost stories  Drama  Film adaptations  Juvenile works  Domestic fiction  Historical fiction  Television adaptations  Horror tales 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Editor, Thesis advisor, Creator, Other
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 )
82 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 3,764 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 )
59 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 2,746 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 )
101 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 16 languages and held by 2,528 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, who is planning to con a fortune out of the naive Maud Lilly
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Book )
71 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,892 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 )
80 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 11 languages and held by 1,801 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 paying guests by Sarah Waters( Book )
17 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 1,637 libraries worldwide
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
The night watch by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,201 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 850 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
Dancing with Mr. Darcy : stories inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House Library by Sarah Waters( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 493 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
The paying guests by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
8 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 372 libraries worldwide
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
Tipping the velvet ( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 348 libraries worldwide
Set in the 1890's, the story of a lesbian love affair between a music hall male impersonator and a young woman smitten by the music hall life
How newspapers are made by Sarah Waters( Book )
5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 224 libraries worldwide
Details different types of newspapers and methods of newspaper production, throughout history and in modern times
Tipping the velvet by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 198 libraries worldwide
Nan, a poor oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon that is Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraordinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a friend at the box office, Nan manages to visit all her shows and meet her heroine. Soon after, she becomes Kitty's dresser, and the two head for the bright lights of Leiscester Square
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 197 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
The little stranger by Sarah Waters( file )
11 editions published between 2006 and 2012 in English and held by 123 libraries worldwide
Dr. Faraday is the son of a maid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. One dusty post-war summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the once grand Georgian house is now in decline. But are the Ayres haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life? Little does Dr. Faraday know how closely, and how terrifyingly, their story is about to become entwined with his
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 72 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
De huisgenoten by Sarah Waters( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Dutch and held by 70 libraries worldwide
In het Londen van begin 20e eeuw heeft de stiekeme relatie tussen een getrouwde onderhuurster en de dochter van de hospita onvermoede gevolgen
The night watch ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 64 libraries worldwide
In het na-oorlogse Londen zijn vier mensen door de oorlog op verschillende manieren met elkaar verbonden
Affinity ( visu )
3 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 50 libraries worldwide
Londen, eind 19e eeuw. Een jonge vrouw uit de 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
Jing ji zhi cheng by Sarah Waters( Book )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 46 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, who is planning to con a fortune out of the naive Maud Lilly
 
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Alternative Names
Votersa, Sāra 1966-
Waters, S. 1966-
Waters, Sarah
ウォーターズ, サラ
Languages
English (380)
Spanish (28)
Dutch (24)
Polish (19)
Chinese (19)
French (15)
Italian (10)
Danish (6)
Catalan (5)
Czech (5)
Slovenian (4)
Swedish (3)
Japanese (2)
Finnish (2)
Russian (2)
Thai (2)
Portuguese (1)
Croatian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
German (1)
Romanian (1)
Turkish (1)
Galician (1)
Hungarian (1)
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