The Little Stranger

by Sarah Waters | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 1844086011 Global Overview for this book
Registered by SEP-393294 on 5/2/2010
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3 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by SEP-393294 on Sunday, May 02, 2010
a fantastic book, with what i thought was a very compelling conclusion, although other reviewers of this book say they felt the ending was left open! i don't want to write too much about it here as it would act as a spoiler. book available for sending/swap or will take along to a meetup or release soon!!!

Journal Entry 2 by chamonix44 from Almelo, Overijssel Netherlands on Tuesday, May 11, 2010
This book arrived today. Thank you so much quadrat for this rabck. I think I will enjoy reading this book!

Amazon Editorial Review:
A chilling and vividly rendered ghost story set in postwar Britain, by the bestselling and award-winning author of The Night Watch and Fingersmith.

Sarah Waters's trilogy of Victorian novels Tipping the Velvet, Affinity, and Fingersmith earned her legions of fans around the world, a number of awards, and a reputation as one of today's most gifted historical novelists. With her most recent book, The Night Watch, Waters turned to the 1940s and delivered a tender and intricate novel of relationships that brought her the greatest success she has achieved so far. With The Little Stranger, Waters revisits the fertile setting of Britain in the 1940s-and gives us a sinister tale of a haunted house, brimming with the rich atmosphere and psychological complexity that have become hallmarks of Waters's work.

The Little Stranger follows the strange adventures of Dr. Faraday, the son of a maid who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. One dusty postwar summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries, the Georgian house, once grand and handsome, is now in decline-its masonry crumbling, its gardens choked with weeds, the clock in its stable yard permanently fixed at twenty to nine. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life? Little does Dr. Faraday know how closely, and how terrifyingly, their story is about to become entwined with his.

Abundantly atmospheric and elegantly told, The Little Stranger is Sarah Waters's most thrilling and ambitious novel yet.

Journal Entry 3 by chamonix44 at Almelo, Overijssel Netherlands on Wednesday, December 30, 2015
I really enjoyed this book. I have read many readers' reviews on it and I'm afraid I do not agree with the majority of them. It doesn't really have a definite ending, but there again...... maybe it does!
I think I might have preferred it to end differently.

Journal Entry 4 by chamonix44 at Hengelo, Overijssel Netherlands on Friday, January 08, 2016

Released 4 yrs ago (1/8/2016 UTC) at Hengelo, Overijssel Netherlands

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I am giving this book to fellow bookcrosser, KJSkye.

Hallo daar, gelukkige vinder!
Wat leuk dat je op deze pagina bent komen kijken. Als je dit leest, heb je een boek gevonden, zomaar een onverwacht kadootje van mij voor jou... Veel plezier ermee! Hierbij trouwens wat spelregels mbt bookcrossing:

1. Het zou fijn zijn als je meldt dat het veilig bij jou is. Dat mag gewoon in het Nederlands.
2. Daarna kun je het boek gaan lezen en als je wilt nog eens schrijven wat je ervan vond.
3. Mag het boek verder reizen, geef het dan door aan iemand anders, of laat het zomaar ergens weer achter, liefst op een veilige, droge plek. Je kunt via de bookcross-site ook weer melden waar je het hebt neergelegd, zodat anderen ernaar op zoek kunnen gaan...
TIP: Als je het boek op zijn reis wilt volgen, dan kun je je het beste aanmelden als nieuwe bookcrosser (www.bookcrossing.com). Het is erg leuk om erachter te komen hoe het met 'jouw' boek op z'n reis verder gaat!!
Ik zou het erg leuk vinden als je mij
chamonix44 dan opgeeft als referent. Voor Nederlandse uitleg kun je terecht op de volgende site: www.bookcrossing.nl

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Journal Entry 5 by KJSkye at Hengelo, Overijssel Netherlands on Tuesday, January 12, 2016
Received this book from chamonix44 and I will read it soon.

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