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Sarah Waters was born in Wales in 1966 and lives in London. She has a Ph.D in English Literature and has lectured for the Open University. She won the Betty Trask Award for Tipping The Velvet and the Somerset Maugham Award and Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year for Affinity. Fingersmith was shortlisted for both the Orange Prize 2002 and for the Man Booker Prize 2002, and won the CWA Historical Dagger prize before earning her three 2003 Author of the Year awards - from the Booksellers Association, Waterstone's and The British Book Awards. Sarah Waters is also the winner of The South Bank Show Award.

If you like Sarah Waters you might also like to read books by Peter Ackroyd, Iain Pears and Susanna Clarke.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Sarah Waters

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters
Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. London 1922. Frances and her mother lost all their male relatives in the war and are left struggling with a big house in Camberwell. They take in lodgers, a young married...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/06/2015
The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters
The Paying Guests
Sarah Waters
Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. London 1922. Frances and her mother lost all their male relatives in the war and are left struggling with a big house in Camberwell. They take in lodgers, a young married...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014
The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters
The Little Stranger
Sarah Waters
Featured on The TV Book Club on More4 on 17 January 2010. Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009. The latest novel from prize-wining author Sarah Waters is a gothic ghost story, set in a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2010
Night Watch by Sarah Waters
Night Watch
Sarah Waters
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006. Tender, tragic and beautifully poignant, set against the backdrop of feats of heroism both epic and ordinary, here is a novel of relationships that offers up subtle surprises and twists. Shortlisted for...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/02/2007
The Night Watch by Sarah Waters
The Night Watch
Sarah Waters
Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2006. Tender, tragic and beautifully poignant, set against the backdrop of feats of heroism both epic and ordinary, here is a novel of relationships that offers up subtle surprises and twists. Shortlisted for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/02/2006
Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
Fingersmith
Sarah Waters
A 2011 World Book Night selection. Fingersmith is a superbly plotted, erotic and chilling slice of late 19th century Victoriana that was shortlisted for the Orange Prize and Booker prizes in 2002. Sue, orphaned at birth, is born among petty...
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/02/2003

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