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The Paying Guests (HB)

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Dimensions: L: 13.9cm x W: 4.4cm x H: 22.3cm

Product Code: 9780349004365

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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.

For with the arrival of Lilian and Leonard Barber, a modern young couple of the 'clerk class', the routines of the house will be shaken up in unexpected ways. And as passions mount and frustration gathers, no one can foresee just how far-reaching, and how devastating, the disturbances will be.

This is vintage Sarah Waters: beautifully described with excruciating tension, real tenderness, believable characters, and surprises. It is above all, a wonderful, compelling story. 

Book Title The Paying Guests (HB)
ISBN 9780349004365
By Author(s) Sarah Waters
Publisher Virago
Pages 576
Format Hardback
Dimensions 13.9cm x 4.4cm x 22.3cm
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