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Sarah Waters (1)

This page covers the author of Fingersmith.

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Fingersmith 6,923 copies, 260 reviews
The Little Stranger 4,559 copies, 323 reviews
Tipping the Velvet 4,541 copies, 139 reviews
The Night Watch 4,047 copies, 146 reviews
Affinity 3,042 copies, 123 reviews
The Paying Guests 2,700 copies, 191 reviews
Lolly Willowes, or The Loving Huntsman (Introduction, some editions) 1,089 copies, 51 reviews
A View of the Harbour (Introduction, some editions) 466 copies, 29 reviews
Granta 81: Best of Young British Novelists, 2003 (Contributor) 255 copies, 1 review
The Trail of the Serpent (Introduction, some editions) 160 copies, 5 reviews
Tipping the Velvet [2002 TV mini series] (Original novel) 66 copies, 1 review
Fingersmith [2005 TV mini series] (Original book) 46 copies, 1 review
Virago Is 40 (Contributor) 29 copies
The Handmaiden [2016 film] (Original novel) 24 copies, 1 review
Affinity [2008 film] (Original novel) 17 copies, 1 review
The Little Stranger [2018 film] (Original novel) 3 copies
The Night Watch (Modern Plays) (Original novel) 1 copy

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