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Sarah Waters News and Updates

News and updates about Sarah Waters

The Paying Guests wins the Independent Bookshop Week Award!

The Booksellers Association of UK and Ireland (The BA) today announced the winners for the Independent Bookshop Week Book Award 2015 (IBW Book Award), which is supported by independent bookshops across the country, and we […]

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The Paying Guests is out in paperback today!

Sarah Waters’ latest novel The Paying Guests is out today!   The Paying Guests is set in 1922, where in a hushed south London villa life is about to be transformed, as genteel widow Mrs […]

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The US loves The Paying Guests!

  Following on from its success in the UK, The Paying Guests has now reached no. 12 on the New York Times bestseller list! In addition it has also been receiving some wonderful reviews over […]

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The Paying Guests debuts at number three on the Sunday Times bestseller list

The Paying Guests has debuted at no. 3 in the Sunday Times bestseller list this week – and continues to receive fabulous reviews since publication on August 28. Here are just a selection: ‘As in […]

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Sarah Waters – London event announced

Stylist Exclusive Event – Thursday 28th August     Stylist Book Club in association with Virago are delighted to present an evening with Sarah Waters, held in the Grand Ballroom at The Rosewood Hotel (http://www.rosewoodhotels.com/en/london). […]

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The Frozen Scream: A play co-written by Sarah Waters and Christopher Green

Based on the lost 1928 supernatural murder-mystery novel, The Frozen Scream tells the chilling tale of a group who find themselves stranded at an abandoned lodge in the depths of winter. Forced to entertain themselves, […]

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Read the first chapter of The Paying Guests

The Barbers had said they would arrive by three. It was like waiting to begin a journey, Frances thought. She and her mother had spent the morning watching the clock, unable to relax. At half-past […]

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Sarah Waters – The Paying Guests – tour dates

Monday 25th August EDINBURGH An evening with Sarah Waters, Edinburgh International Book Festival, 8-9pm Location: Baillie Gifford Main Theatre, Charlotte Square, Edinburgh Ticket price: £10.00, £8.00 Link to buy tickets: www.edbookfest.co.uk/the-festival/whats-on/sarah-waters Tickets go on sale […]

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Winners of the Grazia/Baileys first chapter competition announced

The winners and runners up for the Grazia and Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction First Chapter Competition were announced this month. The contest for aspiring authors was judged by Marianne Jones and Victoria Harper from […]

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Sarah Waters opens the new Fiction Department at Foyles

On Tuesday 17th June 2014, Sarah Waters cut the ribbon for the Fiction Department at the beautiful new Foyles bookshop on Charing Cross Road. She revealed a selection of her top ten Fiction titles (take […]

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Cover revealed for The Paying Guests

    Virago is delighted to reveal the cover for Sarah Waters’ new novel, The Paying Guests, which will be published on 28 August 2014. Publisher Lennie Goodings said: ‘Our Creative Director Duncan Spilling has […]

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