Suzi Feay

Mystery at the Mansion

The Little Stranger

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Famed for her Victorian pastiches with a lesbian twist, Sarah Waters changed the recipe with her fourth novel. The Night Watch was set during the Blitz and featured lesbian ambulance drivers (and a poignant gay male relationship). With her fifth, we are in the period just post-war, an era of clothing coupons, petrol shortages, social change and disfigured war heroes. And not a lesbian in sight. 

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