(PDF/EPUB) [The Little Stranger] Ô Sarah Waters


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  • The Little Stranger
  • Sarah Waters
  • English
  • 27 August 2020
  • 9781844086023

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free download ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ã Sarah Waters review The Little Stranger Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Sarah Waters ã 3 free download Ty to nine but are the ayreses haunted by something sinister than a dying way of life little does dr faraday know how closely and how terrifyingly their story is about to become entwined with his prepare yourself from this wonderful writer who continues to astonish us now comes a chilling ghost stor. I first saw Hundreds Hall when I was ten years old It was the summer after the war and the Ayreses still had most of their money then were still big people in the district I recall most vividly the house itself which struck me as an absolute mansion I remember its lovely ageing details the worn red brick the cockled window glass the weathered sandstone edgings They made it look blurred and slightly uncertain like an ice I thought just beginning to melt in the sunWhat I liked most about this my first Sarah Waters book were the striking descriptions of the magnificent Georgian mansion Once a splendid home that was renowned throughout the district of Warwickshire Hundreds Hall now stands in a state of ruination due to the effects of World War II and the Ayres s declining family fortune The characters are well drawn including the dignified Mrs Ayres her surly son Roderick who returned from the war with his share of battle wounds her slightly awkward yet intelligent daughter Caroline and the ingratiating family doctor Faraday From the time he first set eyes on Hundreds Hall as a child Dr Faraday has had a peculiar fascination with both the house as well as its inhabitants When summoned to the estate to tend to the so called illness of Betty the newest family maid Dr Faraday rapidly becomes immersed in the Ayres s lives and their attendant troubles The novel is constructed skillfully from the outset to be an eerie Gothic ghost story with the rambling and decaying manor and a series of baffling and disturbing happenings The story is written as a first person narrative from Dr Faraday s point of view Now I generally don t find fault with books written in the first person as long as done so effectively In this case Dr Faraday is not directly involved in many of the menacing goings on at the house Rather he recounts the events told to him by the occupants of Hundreds Hall He tells us what he heard from Caroline or Mrs Ayres or Roderick or in some cases the maid Betty The suspense was subseuently watered down for me as a result Dr Faraday is a famously unreliable narrator as well which is not a complaint in and of itself however his removal from the events as well as his uestionable credibility took me out of the plot a bit There was no single character I liked nor one sufficiently detestable for me to revel in my distaste not even the purported ghost Perhaps I unfairly kept making comparisons to one of my all time favorite novels Rebecca I was searching for my Mrs Danvers trying to sympathize with the narrator and looking for a climax that would electrify me It just didn t uite happen I was left with too many uestions and felt a shred of dissatisfaction as a result Since finishing the book I have drawn my own conclusion that I would like to put to Ms Waters I suspect she didn t mean for me to truly know her intent however so I will have to be content with my own interpretation Despite my slightly lukewarm review there were enough redeeming ualities to 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free download ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ã Sarah Waters review The Little Stranger Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Sarah Waters ã 3 free download After her award winning trilogy of victorian novels sarah waters turned to the 1940s and wrote the night watch a tender and tragic novel set against the backdrop of wartime britain shortlisted for both the orange and the man booker it went straight to number one in the bestseller chart in a dusty po. Departing from her preferred 19th century context as she did in her last book The Night Watch Sarah Waters sets her latest novel in post World War II Warwickshire and tries her hand at an Old Dark House Haunted Or Is It story in the Jamesian tradition of subtle ambiguous psychological chillers The Turn of the Screw The Beast In the Jungle But while James intuitively understood that the atmosphere of such tales depends on sustaining the unsettling mood and so they re best realized and indeed intensified by the concentrated form of a novella or short story Waters book trudges on for than 450 pages grinding all the tension and eeriness out of her narrative as it inches glacially forward like a literary Bataan Death March No suspense story can maintain its energy at this pace it s like one of those jazz singers who sing standards so slowly that the melody disintegrates into just a seuence of individual disconnected notes drained of any musical or emotional meaning Waters is a good stylist and there are sections of the book where you can see what she was trying for the evocation of the house Hundreds Hall and its unsettling decline is especially successful and I respect her for trying something new but overall I didn t think she achieved what she was aiming for and that surprised me She seems like too smart a writer to have fallen into this particular trap

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free download ☆ eBook or Kindle ePUB ã Sarah Waters review The Little Stranger Ô eBook or Kindle ePUB Sarah Waters ã 3 free download St war summer in rural warwickshire a doctor is called to a patient at hundreds hall home to the ayres family for over two centuries the georgian house once grand and handsome is now in decline its masonry crumbling its gardens choked with weeds the clock in its stable yard permanently fixed at twen. Dr Faraday is called over to Hundreds Hall on summer day when someone on the estate falls ill While there he strikes up a friendship with the family and in the coming months is pulled into their problems Hundreds Hall is said to be haunted and as the months pass by it becomes and confusing to tell whether the effect of the house on the people living in it is due to it being haunted or the steady deterioration of the estate and the status of the people who inhabit it in a world changing around them Really well written if a tad bit long I love when authors leave things ambiguous and it could go either way There was one thing that annoyed me though was DrFaraday s obsession with the Ayres and his desperation to be friends with them I just couldn t stand his constant feelings of inferiority stemming from his childhood and how he still so desperately needed everyone s approval I know that was the whole point but it was so irritating It was really well done though and his obsession with the estate really just added to the whole creepy feeling surrounding it The book did build up really slowly though and there isn t any clear outcome about what was happening in the house so if that sort of thing will bother you I would skip this one


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