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Waters, Sarah 1966-

Overview
Works: 105 works in 966 publications in 23 languages and 22,512 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Ghost stories  Horror fiction  Drama  War stories  Film adaptations  Historical films  Television mini-series 
Roles: Author, Bibliographic antecedent, Author of introduction, Editor, Other, Creator
Classifications: PR6073.A828, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sarah Waters
The little stranger by Sarah Waters( Book )

132 editions published between 2006 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 4,031 WorldCat member 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 )

82 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 13 languages and held by 3,391 WorldCat member 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
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( Book )

138 editions published between 2002 and 2018 in 18 languages and held by 2,712 WorldCat member 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
The night watch by Sarah Waters( Book )

97 editions published between 2005 and 2016 in 15 languages and held by 2,710 WorldCat member 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
Affinity by Sarah Waters( Book )

105 editions published between 1999 and 2017 in 16 languages and held by 1,925 WorldCat member 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 )

110 editions published between 1998 and 2018 in 11 languages and held by 1,860 WorldCat member 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( )

29 editions published between 2006 and 2011 in English and held by 1,063 WorldCat member 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( )

19 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member 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
The paying guests by Sarah Waters( Recording )

23 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member 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
Memories of 1968 : international perspectives( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 661 WorldCat member 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
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 463 WorldCat member 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 Sarah Waters( Visual )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2013 in English and held by 351 WorldCat member 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( Recording )

8 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member 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 : compact disc pack by Sarah Waters( Recording )

11 editions published between 2003 and 2013 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member 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
Social movements in France : towards a new citizenship by Sarah Waters( )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 109 WorldCat member 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
Agassi( Visual )

2 editions published in 2017 in Korean and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Korea, jaren dertig, wordt een jonge zakkenrolster als onderdeel van een complot aangenomen als persoonlijke dienstmeid van een Japanse erfgename
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters( Visual )

16 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member 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
The night watch( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In het na-oorlogse Londen zijn vier mensen door de oorlog op verschillende manieren met elkaar verbonden
Nights at the circus by Angela Carter( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member 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
Jing ji zhi cheng by Sarah Waters( Book )

4 editions published between 2005 and 2012 in Chinese and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The little stranger
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FingersmithThe night watchAffinityTipping the velvetThe night watchMemories of 1968 : international perspectivesDancing with Mr. Darcy : stories inspired by Jane Austen and Chawton House LibrarySocial movements in France : towards a new citizenship
Alternative Names
Sarah Waters britische Schriftstellerin

Sarah Waters brittiläinen kirjailija

Sarah Waters écrivaine britannique

Sarah Waters novelist

Sarah Waters romanschrijfster uit Wales

Sarah Waters scrittrice gallese

Uoters, Sara, 1966-

Votersa, Sāra 1966-

Waters, S. 1966-

Waters Sarah

Σάρα Γουότερς Βρετανίδα συγγραφέας

Сара Уотърс

Уотерс, Сара английская писательница

שרה ווטרס

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

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