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DetailsThe Paying Guests is a compelling and wonderful story from the international bestselling author, Sarah Waters.Set in Post War World I London, the protagonist, Frances, and her mother do not have the means to support their once elegant and opulent villa. Frances' brothers died in the war and her father dies soon after, leaving the two women helpless and destitute. Left with little choice and with a great deal of reluctance, Mrs. Wray and her spinster daughter, Frances, are obliged to rent out a suite of rooms to a young married couple – Leonard and Lilian Barber. But with the arrival of this modern young couple of the clerk class, things are not the same anymore.It soon becomes evident that there are fractures in the couple’s marriage and the situation takes a turn for the worse. This book will make for an engaging and riveting read for all Sarah Water’s fans.ABOUT THE AUTHOR : Sarah Waters was born in Wales. She has won a Betty Trask Award, the Somerset Maugham Award and her books have been shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize. Tipping the Velvet, Affinity, Fingersmith and The Night Watch have been adapted for television. Sarah Waters has been named Author of the Year four times: by the British Book Awards, the Booksellers' Association, Waterstone's Booksellers and the Stonewall Awards. She lives in London.
SKU Code PRK B 4139 Weight in Kg 0.4800 Brand Bookwomb Dispatch Period in Days 3 ISBN No. 9780349006161 Author Name Sarah Waters Publisher Name LITTLE BROWN BOOK GROUP