Title: Jamaica Inn
Author: Daphne du Maurier
Provided Synopsis: Her mother’s dying request takes Mary Yellan on a sad journey across the bleak moorland of Cornwall to reach Jamaica Inn, the home of her Aunt Patience. 397 more words
Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs, Pride and Prejudice, Oliver Twist: Class runs through British artistic endeavour like the Thames flows to the sea.
It is no surprise then that Sarah Waters, one of the highly regarded writers of her generation, is writing about class in her books. 1,058 more words
Uffda….where to start….I found myself at times so aggravated with this book that I wished nothing more to give it a hard throw against a solid brick wall….whilst at the same time, I really found myself enjoying the writing style of du Maurier. 643 more words
The novel “Alena” (2014) is a reload of the older novel, “Rebecca,” (1938). I have to preface this with some straight honesty; I love Rebecca. It was on some required reading list or another my freshman year of high school and for some reason it jumped out at me. 1,018 more words