- THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr. Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries.
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The Little Stranger is a 2009 gothic novel written by Sarah Waters.It is a ghost story set in a dilapidated mansion in Warwickshire, England in the 1940s. Departing from her earlier themes of lesbian and gay fiction, Waters' fifth novel features a male narrator, a country doctor who makes friends with an old gentry family of declining fortunes who own a very old estate that is crumbling around ...
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Apr 30, 2009 · The Little Stranger has a lot of the first part, but too little of the second. My other problem is that th My main problem with this book was that I went into it thinking it was going to be another kind of story.
Nov 08, 2020 · “The Little Stranger” by Sarah Waters follows the involvement of Dr. Faraday, a lower-class man who, by the scrimping and hard work of his loving parents earned his physician’s degrees and license, with the local gentry of Hundreds Hall. Dr. Faraday’s mother used to work as a maid in the then fine house, but when…
The Little Stranger (2009), a gothic ghost story by novelist Jessica Waters, tells a tale of family, loss, legacy, and love with elements of the supernatural.While Waters is typically known for her plot-twisting works with lesbian narrators, this work is a decided departure from her signature style and plot.
May 29, 2009 · “The Little Stranger,” Sarah Waters’s fifth novel, is set in rural Warwickshire, England, in 1947, in a wonderfully evoked atmosphere of postwar anxiety.
May 22, 2009 · The Little Stranger is a more controlled and composed novel than her last book, the widely admired The Night Watch, which was set during the second world war. Here she deploys the vigour and ...
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