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Book Review | Frenchman's Creek - Daphne du Maurier 

Happiness is elusive – coming perhaps once in a life-time – and approaching ecstasy.

Before picking up this book for my Uni course, I had never read anything by du Maurier before; after finishing this book, I bitterly regret that fact. 350 more words

Book Corner

Book Review: Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

I just saw the movie, Crimson Peak, about a week ago, and immediately rushed to the nearest Barnes & Noble to grab a copy of any Gothic romance I could put my hands on, which is how I ended up with one of Daphne du Maurier’s most memorable works, … 528 more words


October Reading Wrap-Up

Books I’m Currently Reading

The Greatest Knight by Elizabeth Chadwick

Ivanhoe by Sir Walter Scott

The Hooded Man by Paul Kane

Books Finished In October… 52 more words


October 2015

Half-Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

Castle Dor by Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch and Daphne du Maurier

Innocence by Dean Koontz

Nobody Is Ever Missing by Catherine Lacey… 6 more words


Six Authors Who Write About Cornwall

There’s a wealth of Cornish novels out there, as it’s such a beautiful and inspiring part of the country to write about. Here’s six authors who have set novels in the county. 169 more words


What kind of Horror do you like?

What kind of Horror do you like?
Having not seen a film in a far too long time, due to work commitments, a gap appeared in my schedule, and the only film that seemed remotely possible was a film called Crimson Peak. 756 more words

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