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Favorite author of the moment // Daphne du Maurier

My love for Daphne du Maurier has been a slow burn. In high school, like approximately 97% of us, I read Rebecca and utterly loved it. 575 more words

Books

Quotables.

This quote is at odds with the current advice, which emphasises the importance of author self-promotion and networking. I have to be honest, I quite like this old-fashioned notion. 73 more words

EJ

Flowers, herbs, and seeds

I haven’t been reading as much as I should this month, so I’ve been thinking back on other books.  My Cousin Rachel seems like something nice for this time of year, when we’ve got rain and all the plants are blooming. 182 more words

Prose

Classic Rewind, Part II: Du Maurier's 'Rebecca'

The first of my friends to read Rebecca did so in seventh grade—and she breathlessly recommended it to all those who would listen, claiming it among “the best books… 298 more words

Book Review

How to improve your English accent and vocabulary

How can you improve your English accent and vocabulary?

One of the best ways to improve your English vocabulary and pronunciation is to listen to BBC podcasts. 182 more words

Vocabulary

Day 882: Rebecca

Best Book of the Week!
Since Rebecca is a book that qualifies for The 1938 Club and is also on my Classics Club list, I thought this was a good time to reread it. 710 more words

Books

Rebecca

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.

This is definitely a departure from the last book I read, and was absolutely intended to be so.

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