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'Rebecca' | book review

«Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again..»

Daphne du Maurier, ‘Rebecca’

One of the classic gothic romances ‘Rebecca’ is famous for its opening lines, nameless unreliable narrator and the Manderley mansion, where the story is taking place.

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Literature

Book vs. Film: The Birds

Daphne du Maurier’s “The Birds” opens with Nat Hocken, a farmhand, lamenting the overnight arrival of winter. Soon after, birds begin entering his home, attacking his family. 640 more words

Film

'Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again'

Rebecca, by Daphne du Maurier

From that famous opening line until the final page, Rebecca had me hooked. I simply could not put it down. 1,140 more words

Literature

The 5 Best Ladies of Page and Stage

This month for my book posts, I’ve been reading Jane Eyre for the first time ever. I am really enjoying it, and when I’ve finished it, I intend to get the soundtrack to the 2000 Broadway musical and compare. 553 more words

Books

I read, I like, I share (17) : Daphne du Maurier

The Writer    

Not for me the arrow in the air,
Nor the mountain snows,
Nor the dumb ocean,
Nor the wind on the heath,
Nor the warm breath … 329 more words

Challenge Tuesday - 4

This week I only read one book, but what an odd book it was…

Book 4 – Frenchman’s Creek, by Daphne Du Maurier. I picked this from the shelf of inherited books because 1. 446 more words

Writing

The Books We Keep Meaning To Read...

Why do we save books for that elusive rainy day? This is something I have been pondering a lot of late and decided that I need to address in my own reading habits. 606 more words

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