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Waters, Sarah 1966-

Overview
Works: 70 works in 650 publications in 25 languages and 20,270 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Ghost stories  Drama  Television adaptations  Film adaptations  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction  Horror tales  War stories 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Printer, Creator, Editor
Classifications: PR6073.A828, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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The little stranger by Sarah Waters( Book )
97 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 14 languages and held by 3,742 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 )
68 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in 13 languages and held by 2,722 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 )
110 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in 18 languages and held by 2,507 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
The paying guests by Sarah Waters( Book )
31 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 2,280 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 by Sarah Waters( Book )
88 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in 14 languages and held by 1,790 libraries worldwide
Nancy Astley, a fishmonger in Whitstable, becomes smitten by male impersonator Kitty Butler and attends shows until the star notices her, which leads to the two becoming partners in romance and performance until societal pressures drive the two into situations that embrace the ambiguity of sexual preference and gender roles
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Book )
83 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 17 languages and held by 1,786 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
The night watch by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
18 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,159 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 foresee
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( file )
11 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 812 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
The paying guests by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
9 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 628 libraries worldwide
It is 1922, and London is tense. In South London, life is about to be transformed as impoverished widow Mrs. Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers. With the arrival of Lilian and Leonard Barber, a modern young couple, the routines of the house will be shaken up in unexpected ways. Little do the Wrays know just how profoundly their new tenants will alter the course of Frances's life or, how far-reaching, and how devastating, the disturbances will be
Dancing with Mr. Darcy : stories inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House Library ( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 418 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 by geoffrey sax ( '02 ) movie( visu )
14 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 346 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
Tipping the velvet by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 203 libraries worldwide
Nan, a poor oyster girl, is captivated by the music hall phenomenon that is Kitty Butler, a male impersonator extraodinaire treading the boards in Canterbury. Through a friend at the box office, Nan manages to visit all her shows and finally meet her heroine. Soon after, she becomes Kitty's dresser and the two head for the bright lights of Leicester Square
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
9 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 174 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
De huisgenoten by Sarah Waters( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Dutch and held by 129 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
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( visu )
11 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
The night watch ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 62 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 45 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
Nights at the circus by Angela Carter( Book )
5 editions published between 2006 and 2014 in English and Slovenian and held by 29 libraries worldwide
In this dazzling homage to theatre, Tom Morris and Emma Rice use a unique blend of storytelling, stagecraft and song to dramatize Angela Carter's popular and highly-regarded novel
hua li de xie e by Sarah Waters( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 28 libraries worldwide
P'inggŏ Sŭmisŭ = Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( Book )
1 edition published in 2006 in Korean and held by 5 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Sarah Waters britische Schriftstellerin
Sarah Waters écrivaine britannique
Sarah Waters novelist
Sarah Waters scrittrice gallese
Votersa, Sāra 1966-
Waters, S. 1966-
Waters, Sarah
Сара Уотърс
Уотерс, Сара английская писательница
세라 워터스
ウォーターズ, サラ
サラ・ウォーターズ
萨拉·沃特斯
Languages
English (378)
Spanish (29)
French (27)
Dutch (26)
Polish (22)
German (21)
Italian (13)
Chinese (12)
Danish (9)
Swedish (8)
Russian (6)
Catalan (5)
Czech (5)
Slovenian (5)
Portuguese (3)
Japanese (2)
Hungarian (2)
Thai (2)
Croatian (1)
Hebrew (1)
Korean (1)
Finnish (1)
Romanian (1)
Turkish (1)
Galician (1)
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