The Resource The paying guests, Sarah Waters

The paying guests, Sarah Waters

Label
The paying guests
Title
The paying guests
Statement of responsibility
Sarah Waters
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Theme
Storyline
Pace
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • LibraryReads Favorites, 2014
  • New York Times Notable Book, 2014
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10321711
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waters, Sarah
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
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  • Widows
  • Hospitality
  • Boardinghouses
  • London (England)
  • Boardinghouses
  • Hospitality
  • Widows
  • England
Target audience
adult
Label
The paying guests, Sarah Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn870919758
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
566 pages
Isbn
9781594633119
Lccn
2014016148
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)870919758
Label
The paying guests, Sarah Waters
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn870919758
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
566 pages
Isbn
9781594633119
Lccn
2014016148
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)870919758

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