The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
Oct16

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

I’ve never read a book by Sarah Waters before, but I judged a book by its cover (intriguing illustration plus awards has to be a good thing) and thought I would like The Paying Guests. I wasn’t wrong. In London in 1922, Mrs Wray, a once-comfortably-off widow and her spinster daughter, Frances, are struggling financially. Frances is doing all the ‘servant’ work around the house, much to the surprise of the...

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