The Paying Guests
Publish date: September 16th 2014
Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
So I really enjoyed "The Little Stranger" and wanted to read more Sarah Waters books. I picked up "The Paying Guests" and found it hard to get into initially. Just like I did with "The Little Stranger." However, Waters takes her time building up the story and you eventually get into the rhythm of th...
I really liked Sarah Waters' writing, beautiful prose. But I found the plot to this to be very cliche and predictable with characters I found to be dull and cardboard at best, and downright unlikable at worst. Because of this, I had a really hard time sympathizing with their troubles and struggles w...
The Paying Guests is my third Sarah Waters book and eventhough her other books aren´t perfect, at least they have been compelling reads. But this book I found to be incredibly dull and boring. The story in a nutshell: moping, moping, doing house chores, moping, more house cleaning, falling in love, ...
Thank God that's over with! I don't know what I was expecting when everyone was recommending Sarah Waters to me. More mystery-like, I think. The blurbs and all mention the world thriller, but I just don't see it. First off, I have to say that Sarah Waters does write well. She is definitely ...
Loved the first part for the setting - historical and situational - and the psychologically true portraits; liked the somewhat arduous, plot-driven second part, and the non-ending, far less. I'm giving [b:The Paying Guests|20821087|The Paying Guests|Sarah Waters|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1396671...