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The paying guests

Author: Sarah Waters
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, A member of Penguin Group (USA), 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Lesbian fiction
Historical fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Waters
ISBN: 9781594633119 1594633118
OCLC Number: 870919758
Description: 566 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Sarah Waters.

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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.

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