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Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier’s novel, Jamaica Inn is a brilliant story that follows the main character Mary Yellan, a strong, independent 23 year old woman. With such a headstrong, brave female character, du Maurier’s novel is still very relatable to modern audiences, and Mary Yellan provides a great literary female role model. 214 more words


Building up Geoff's Mileage! Lazy Sunday, early starts

Sunday 30th August     We cheated quite a lot in that we, a.  waited for the rain to stop before getting the bikes out and b.  stopped for a coffee just three miles up the road at the St. 575 more words

Jamaica Inn...

Jamaica Inn where smugglers abound,

Their Ghostly sprits are all around,

A beautiful moor wild and bleak,

The rumours of which people still speak,

Take care in the dark and the dead of night, 35 more words


The Daphne du Maurier blog tour: "Jamaica Inn" review

Hello Everyone,

Welcome to my tour stop on the “Daphne Du Maurier blog tour”. I hope you’ll enjoy the review :).

I must say that when it comes to classics, I do not have a huge repertoire of “read” books to my name. 428 more words


JAMAICA INN (1939): "What are you all waiting for, a spectacle? You shall have it!"

JAMAICA INN (1939) – Mayflower Pictures – Rating: ★★★

Black and White – 99 mins. – 1.37:1 aspect ratio

Principal cast:  Charles Laughton (Sir Humphrey Pengallan) 2,193 more words

Alfred Hitchcock

Oh I Do Like To Be Beside The Seaside.....

It might not feel like it outside, but right now we are in the very heart of summertime. As it’s a bit grim out there, I thought I’d pull together a list of novels set in or around the British coast to at least put us in the holiday mood. 751 more words


Jamaica Inn

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

“It was a cold grey day in late November. The weather had changed overnight, when a backing wind brought a granite sky and a mizzling rain with it, and although it was now only a little after two o’clock in the afternoon the pallour of a winter evening seemed to have closed upon the hills, cloaking them in mist. 684 more words