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Waters, Sarah 1966-

Overview
Works: 85 works in 676 publications in 22 languages and 22,370 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  History  Ghost stories  Historical fiction  Drama  Television mini-series  Film adaptations  Television adaptations  Domestic fiction  Conference papers and proceedings 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction, Editor, Bibliographic antecedent, 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 )
82 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in 11 languages and held by 3,655 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 paying guests by Sarah Waters( Book )
42 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,874 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( Book )
62 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in 14 languages and held by 2,693 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 )
80 editions published between 2002 and 2016 in 14 languages and held by 2,479 libraries worldwide
Sue Trinder is an orphan, left as an infant in the care of Mrs. Sucksby, a "baby farmer," who raised her with unusual tenderness, as if Sue were her own. Mrs. Sucksby's household, with its fussy babies calmed with doses of gin, also hosts a transient family of petty thieves-fingersmiths-for whom this house in the heart of a mean London slum is home. One day, the most beloved thief of all arrives-Gentleman, a somewhat elegant con man, who carries with him an enticing proposition for Sue: If she wins a position as the maid to Maud Lilly, a naïve gentlewoman, and aids Gentleman in her seduction, then they will all share in Maud's vast inheritance. Once the inheritance is secured, Maud will be left to live out her days in a mental hospital. With dreams of paying back the kindness of her adopted family, Sue agrees to the plan. Once in, however, Sue begins to pity her helpless mark and care for Maud Lilly in unexpected ways ... But no one and nothing is as it seems in this Dickensian novel of thrills and surprises. --Publisher
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Book )
99 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 17 languages and held by 1,864 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 )
96 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 1,831 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( file )
22 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,101 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 )
12 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 779 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 )
13 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 619 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
Dancing with Mr. Darcy : stories inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House Library by Sarah Waters( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 414 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( visu )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 320 libraries worldwide
The complete three-part BBC drama series set amidst the lesbian sub-culture of 1890s England. In the first episode Nan, the heroine of the series, meets male impersonator Kitty Butler and begins her first affair. Episode two finds Nan voyaging into the Victorian sexual underworld, where she meets rich society widow Sapphie. The final episode sees Nan destitute again and this time preparing to make the most important decision of her life
Tipping the velvet by Sarah Waters( Sound Recording )
6 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 165 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 160 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
Memories of 1968 : international perspectives ( Book )
11 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 90 libraries worldwide
The night watch ( visu )
2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 59 libraries worldwide
In het na-oorlogse Londen zijn vier mensen door de oorlog op verschillende manieren met elkaar verbonden
Affinity ( visu )
5 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 38 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
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( visu )
8 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 32 libraries worldwide
Petty thief, Sue Trinder, is part of an elaborate scam to defraud a heiress, Maud Lilly, of her inheritance. Sue assists conman Richard Rivers in his bid to elope with Maud before having her committed to a madhouse and claiming her fortune for himself. Sue's plans are turned upside down when she falls in love with Maud
Tipping the velvet ( visu )
1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 31 libraries worldwide
Als in het laat-negentiende eeuwse Londen Nan, een oesterverkoopster, de mooie actrice en zangeres Kitty ontmoet, ontdekt ze de lesbische liefde
Nights at the circus by Angela Carter( Book )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 29 libraries worldwide
"Sophi Fevvers - the toast of Europe's capitals, courted by the Prince of Wales, painted by Toulouse-Lautrec - is an aerialiste extraordinaire, star of Colonel Kearney's circus. She is also part woman, part swan. Jack Walser, an American journalist, is on a quest to discover Fevvers's true identity: Is she part swan or all fake? Dazzled by his love for Fevvers, and desperate for the scoop of a lifetime, Walser joins the circus on its tour. The journey takes him - and the reader - on an intoxicating trip through turn-of-the-century London, St. Petersburg, and Siberia - a tour so magical that only Angela Carter could have created it."--Back cover
Social movements in France : towards a new citizenship by Sarah Waters( file )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 0 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
 
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Alternative Names
Sarah Waters britische Schriftstellerin
Sarah Waters écrivaine britannique
Sarah Waters novelist
Sarah Waters romanschrijfster uit Wales
Sarah Waters scrittrice gallese
Votersa, Sāra 1966-
Waters, S. 1966-
Waters, Sarah
Сара Уотърс
Уотерс, Сара английская писательница
سارا واترز
세라 워터스
워터스, 사라 1966-
워터스, 세라 1966
ウォーターズ, サラ
サラ・ウォーターズ
萨拉·沃特斯
Languages
English (384)
Polish (32)
French (25)
Spanish (24)
Dutch (23)
Chinese (19)
Swedish (19)
German (16)
Italian (11)
Japanese (7)
Russian (6)
Korean (4)
Danish (4)
Catalan (4)
Czech (3)
Portuguese (2)
Croatian (2)
Hebrew (2)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Romanian (1)
Turkish (1)
Thai (1)
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