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The Night Watch - Sarah Waters
The Night Watch
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Sarah Waters, the award-winning author of three novels set in Victorian London, returns with a stunning novel that marks a departure from the 19th century.
Sarah Waters, the award-winning author of three novels set in Victorian London, returns with a stunning novel that marks a departure from the 19th century.
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Format: papier
ISBN: 9781844082414
Publisher: Virago
Pages no: 512
Edition language: English
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Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite rated it
4.0 The Night Watch, by Sarah Waters
This novel, The Night Watch, by Sarah Waters, should not work. It’s written backwards, for crying out loud. But it does. It’s a tense read, full of questions about how people end up where they are in life—and if they might have avoided their fates if they’d just made different choices. We start in 1...
VariousAwesomes
VariousAwesomes rated it
4.0 Good but Frustrating
Well-written and engaging, with intriguing characters and a lot of drama. However, a lot of the intrigue comes purely from it being written backwards - the book is split into 3 parts, starting out in 1947, then 1944, then ending in 1941 - it feels contrived and frustrating, for it to constantly re...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
5.0 The Night Watch
"She went down the steps and started to walk. She stepped like a person who knew exactly where they were going, and why they were going there— though the fact was, she had nothing to do, and no one to visit , no one to see. Her day was a blank, like all of her days. She might have been inventing the...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
4.0 The Night Watch by: Sarah Waters
bookshelves: women, war, glbt, too-sexy-for-maiden-aunts, britain-england, historical-fiction, wwii Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: gift from my husband Read in April, 2009 ** spoiler alert ** I've just finished The Irresistible Inheritance Of Wilberforce A Novel in Four Vintages which was a story...
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