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The Resource The paying guests, by Sarah Waters

The paying guests, by Sarah Waters

Label
The paying guests
Title
The paying guests
Statement of responsibility
by Sarah Waters
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is 1922, and London is tense. Ex-servicemen, the out-of-work and hungry are demanding change. In a genteel Camberwell villa -- a large, silent house now bereft of brothers, husband, and servants -- impoverished widow Mrs. Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to take in lodgers. Little do the Wrays know just how profoundly their new tenants will alter the course of Frances's life -- or how far-reaching the disturbances will be
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-
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Waters, Sarah
Dewey number
823/.914
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6073.A828
LC item number
P39 2015
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Wheeler Publishing large print hardcover
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  • Boardinghouses
  • Large type books
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The paying guests, by Sarah Waters
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
833 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410476043
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891001661
  • (OCoLC)ocn891001661
  • 441917
Label
The paying guests, by Sarah Waters
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
833 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410476043
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014036828
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
  • (OCoLC)891001661
  • (OCoLC)ocn891001661
  • 441917

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