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Jamaica Inn - Daphne du Maurier

Mary and Jem vrs Joss and Patience, are two versions of the same couple. Patience must be named ironically, because she displays no patience except the patience of someone who has given up hope for anything better. 809 more words

Book Reviews

Feature: Pastime Pleasures #23

Welcome to my  feature, Pastime Pleasures, posted every other Friday. Here I will look at books that have given me great pleasure in the past. These are books I can read over and over again. 147 more words

Fiction

Smuggler's Rest

Up there on the purple moor, anyone might lose their moral compass.

Once, Phil and his sister and I and a three year old Maddie went walking on Bodmin Moor. 471 more words

Places To Visit

Review: Jamaica Inn

Title: Jamaica Inn 

Author: Daphne du Maurier

Rating: ★★★

Provided Synopsis: 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. 397 more words

Books

HitchcOctober Day 4: Jamaica Inn

In Cornwall, England, a crew of hoodlums run a racket whereby they obscure the warning lights along the rocky coasts during a storm, then salvage all the goods from the ships that subsequently wreck, leaving no survivors amongst the crew – after all, if the gang is caught, they’ll all be hanged. 546 more words

Review

A Cornish escape

It was quite easy in the end to get into the car with a boot full of various forms of sustenance (books, notepads, pens and food) and drive away from Bristol. 694 more words

Travel

Bolventor and Jamaica Inn 02 September 2014

Photos from a sunny morning last week on Bodmin Moor at Bolventor and Jamaica Inn