The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

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The film adaptation of Sarah Waters’ chilling mystery: The Little Stranger will be released in the UK and Ireland on 21st September. Directed by Oscar nominee Lenny Abrahamson (Room), the film starts Domhnall Gleeson (Goodbye Christopher Robin), Ruth Wilson (Luther), Will Poulter (Detroit) and Charlotte Rampling (45 Years).

We are giving away copies of the new film tie-in edition of the book to reading groups.

THE LITTLE STRANGER tells the story of Dr Faraday, the son of a housemaid, who has built a life of quiet respectability as a country doctor. During the long hot summer of 1948, he is called to a patient at Hundreds Hall, where his mother once worked. The Hall has been home to the Ayres family for more than two centuries. But it is now in decline and its inhabitants – mother, son and daughter – are haunted by something more ominous than a dying way of life. When he takes on his new patient, Faraday has no idea how closely, and how disturbingly, the family’s story is about to become entwined with his own.

The Little Stranger was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2009.

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