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    • Fingersmith

    • De : Sarah Waters
    • Lu par : Juanita McMahon
    • Durée : 23 h et 35 min
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    London 1862: Sue Trinder, orphaned at birth, grows up among petty thieves - fingersmiths - under the rough but loving care of Mrs Sucksby and her 'family'. But from the moment she draws breath, Sue's fate is linked to that of another orphan growing up in a gloomy mansion not too many miles away.

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • The Little Stranger

    • De : Sarah Waters
    • Lu par : Simon Vance
    • Durée : 16 h et 7 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    In a dusty postwar summer in rural Warwickshire, a doctor is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over 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 sinister than a dying way of life?

    Prix : 19,41 €

    • Tipping the Velvet

    • De : Sarah Waters
    • Lu par : Juanita McMahon
    • Durée : 19 h et 4 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    'Piercing the shadows of the naked stage was a single shaft of rosy limelight, and in the centre of this was a girl: the most marvellous girl - I knew it at once! - that I had ever seen.' A saucy, sensuous and multi-layered historical romance, Tipping the Velvet follows the glittering career of Nan King - oyster girl turned music-hall star turned rent boy turned East End 'tom'.

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • The Paying Guests

    • De : Sarah Waters
    • Lu par : Juliet Stevenson
    • Durée : 21 h et 29 min
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Frances had been picturing her lodgers in purely mercenary terms - as something like two great waddling shillings. But this, she thought, was what it really meant to have paying guests: this odd, unintimate proximity, this rather peeled-back moment, where the only thing between herself and a naked Mrs Barber was a few feet of kitchen and a thin scullery door. An image sprang into her head: that round flesh, crimsoning in the heat.

    Prix : 19,41 €

    • Affinity

    • De : Sarah Waters
    • Lu par : Juanita McMahon
    • Durée : 14 h et 58 min
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 2
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    Set in and around the women's prison at Milbank in the 1870's, Affinity is an eerie and utterly compelling ghost story, a complex and intriguing literary mystery, and a poignant love story with an unexpected twist in the tale. Following the death of her father, Margaret Prior has decided to pursue some 'good work' with the lady criminals of one of London's most notorious gaols. Surrounded by prisoners, murderers, and common thieves, Margaret feels herself drawn to one of the prison's more unlikely inmates.

    Prix : 20,44 €

    • The Night Watch

    • De : Sarah Waters
    • Lu par : Juanita McMahon
    • Durée : 19 h et 25 min
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    Moving back through the 1940s, through air raids, blacked out streets, illicit liaisons, sexual adventure, to end with its beginning in 1941, The Night Watch is the work of a truly brilliant and compelling storyteller. This is the story of four Londoners, three women and a young man with a past, drawn with absolute truth and intimacy.

    Prix : 25,55 €

    • Fremde Gäste

    • De : Sarah Waters
    • Lu par : Sabina Godec
    • Durée : 23 h et 6 min
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    London, 1922. Die 28-jährige Frances Wray und ihre Mutter sind gezwungen, Untermieter in ihrem Stadthaus aufzunehmen, um über die Runden zu kommen, seit der Vater und die beiden Brüder im Krieg gefallen sind. Mit der Ankunft von Lilian und Leonard Barber, einem modernen jungen Ehepaar, ändern sich die Atmosphäre und die Routinen des Hauses auf ungeahnte Weise.

    Prix : 35,42 €