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The Other Mrs de Winter

Rebecca

by Daphne du Maurier

The author Sally Beauman, who has published her own novel based on Rebecca [Rebecca’s Tale], writes that du Maurier began her story at the end. 501 more words

Books

Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier (Book Review #112)

I rate this book 4 out of 5 stars.

(Finished Reading: 02/03/17

My 5th book this year.)

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…” the New Mrs De Winter finds herself haunted by the house, the people and everything to do with Manderley. 378 more words

Book Review

The House on the Strand (or: my struggle with historical fiction)

Oh dear. It seems that I always volunteer myself as the contrary voice for Vulpes theme weeks – or, at least, that’s what I did back when I was… 985 more words

Fiction: 20th Century

Share Your World – February 27, 2017

Some great questions in this week’s Share Your World.

Ever ran out of gas in your vehicle?

I don’t drive.

Which are better: black or green olives? 141 more words

Indoors

Onda dockor och tusentals fåglar ...

Jag minns att det var två saker som figurerade i mina mardrömmar när jag var liten. Fåglar och illvilliga dockor. Nu har jag läst novellen bakom Hitchcocks filmatisering: Fåglarna av Daphne du Maurier. Läskigt bra!

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Hitchcock : "Les oiseaux" (d'après Daphné du Maurier)

Voir le film en vf:

https://ok.ru/videoembed/33627245112

Les oiseaux symbolisent les “habitants” du plan spirituel (voir par exemple ce qu’en dit Marie-Madeleine Davy) . Que les oiseaux se mettent à agresser les humains veut dire que le “monde spirituel” se met à ressembler fortement au plan vital : le ciel tombe littéralement sur la tête des humains et se confond avec la Terre. 146 more words

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