The Little Stranger

Product Number: EB00398084
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781101052549
Publisher: Riverhead Books
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Soon to be a major motion picture, directed by Lenny Abrahamson and starring Domhnall Gleeson and Ruth Wilson. "The #1 book of 2009...Several sleepless nights are guaranteed."-Stephen King, Entertainment Weekly One postwar summer in his home of rural Warwickshire, Dr. Faraday, the son of a maid who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country physician, is called to a patient at lonely Hundreds Hall. Home to the Ayres family for over two centuries, the Georgian house, once impressive 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. Its owners-mother, son, and daughter-are struggling to keep pace with a changing society, as well as with conflicts of their own. But are the Ayreses haunted by something more sinister than a dying way of life? Little does Dr. Faraday know how closely, and how terrifyingly, their story is about to become intimately entwined with his.

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Author(s): Sarah Waters
Awards:2009-Fiction-Shortlist-Man Booker Prize
Original Publish Date: Apr 30, 2009

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Author(s): Sarah Waters
Narrator(s): Simon Vance
Product Number Z100012484
Released: Apr 28, 2009
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Books on Tape
ISBN: #9781415965122

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