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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

Real Life

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


Application to membership: Daphne Du Maurier fanclub

Had it not been for my insatiable interest in the uncommon, the Gothic and the antiquated (as found in Jamaica Inn), I would have dismissed… 345 more words


Daphne du Maurier

Almost immediately after my Agatha Christie phase, I went into a Daphne du Maurier phase. Her “Rebecca” was gifted to me when I was in seventh or eight grade, and it continues to be one of my favourite books. 85 more words

Writerly Women

Blogtober 1, 2016: Blogtober is back!

It’s October 1st! So that means, it’s another year of Blogtober! I missed last year, so I am very excited to get back to it this year. 179 more words