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Book Review: Daphne du Maurier, Jamaica Inn

While a dark enough movie, we are talking Hitchcock after all, the book is much, much darker. Perhaps it’s why most books are better than their movie counterparts, even when those movies are very well done: a good author can just get into a character’s head so much more, and in a different way. 50 more words

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Review: Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier

After needing to recover from a disappointing read, I knew I needed to pick a book which would be an immensely enjoyable reading experience. Looking through my shelves, my eyes were drawn almost immediately to a few of the unread Daphne Du Maurier books I own. 1,445 more words

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I love Daphne DuMaurier because she wrote Rebecca, which is one of my old favorites. I also used to be really into Gothic novels, so when I picked up  202 more words

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Review: Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier

Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier 5/5

Her mother’s dying request takes Mary Yellan on a sad journey across the bleak moorland of Cornwall to reach Jamaica Inn, the home of her Aunt Patience. 453 more words


100 Days - Corsets and Hoop Skirts

Still sick. Getting better, but anything more elaborate than climbing a short flight of stairs leaves me feeling like debutante with her corset strings pulled too tight. 281 more words

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What I've Been Reading: Mini Reviews

Margaret the First by Danielle Dutton

Rating: 3 stars

This is a lovely little novel, with some beautiful prose, and some interesting, though unexplored, thoughts. It is about Margaret Cavendish, a writer in an age when woman did not write, and if they did, they published their works anonymously. 1,435 more words