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MY COUSIN RACHEL (2017): Gorgeous Cinematography & Starring Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz, Holliday Grainger...

Movies are, when done well a beautiful amalgamation of all the arts; music, photography, design, dialogue, all of it. Starring Sam Claflin, Rachel Weisz and Holliday Grainger, the trailer for… 148 more words


Bedpan Humour

I’ve been in hospital for 5 days and sitting on my backside for 4 weeks. This has not been easy for me. I twitch unless I am doing at least two things at any one time as I fear Something Bad will happen due to my sloth. 1,861 more words

Review: The King's General - Daphne du Maurier

I picked this book up entirely on a whim, I hadn’t read any du Maurier in a while and I decided it was time to remedy that as, one of my many reading goals, is to finish reading her entire bibliography. 397 more words


Book Review: Daphne du Maurier, Hungry Hill

One of my favorite kind of books: a long family tragic saga spanning multiple generations. When Copper John opens a mine on Hungry Hill in the town of Doonhaven against pretty much the whole community’s will he invites a curse from a rival family, the Donovan’s. 73 more words

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Daphne du Maurier - Rebecca

I decided to start off my 2017 reading list with Rebecca, after numerous recommendations from my IG friends. This is my first du Maurier book I’ve read and it didn’t disappoint. 138 more words

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Review: Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn is the most guilty-pleasure-y of the Daphne du Maurier books I’ve read. The¬†romantic and melodramatic elements are over the top; it’s salacious, it’s predictable, and yet it’s so entertaining. 879 more words


Two go time-tripping in Cornwall

Well, when the January Book Group book turned out to be one of Daphne du Maurier‘s I wasn’t expecting anything like this.¬† Still set in Cornwall, mind, but … 1,125 more words