‘The ending of “The Little Stranger” causes a variety of responses in the reader. Having read the novel what is your response to the ending?'

Short essay about one response to the ending of 'The Little Stranger' by Sarah Waters

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`The ending of "The Little Stranger" causes a variety of responses in the reader.
Having read the novel what is your response to the ending?

My immediate reactions to the ending of "The Little Stranger" were, regrettably, those of
confusion, annoyance and astonishment. Throughout the duration of the book, I…

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The idea of spiritual interference was also strongly supported throughout the book, even if
not by the viewpoint of the protagonist, Dr. Faraday. There were several ideas suggested by
the characters. Perhaps there was a poltergeist at large? Maybe Susan's ghost was haunting
the house? Possibly Caroline's soul had somehow…

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pages were merely stuck together in my copy of the book. I really do wish that the story
actually was resolved in such a fantastic way as to live up to the spectacular and unnerving
suggestions and suspense in the earlier phases of the book.

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