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Daphne du Maurier ...

Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989) was a British novelist, playwright, and short story writer. Her best-selling novels include Jamaica Inn (1936), Rebecca (1938), Frenchman’s Creek (1941) and… 584 more words


Du Maurier, Jamaica Inn


D is another good literary letter. D is for Dickens, Dumas, Doyle and Drabble. D is also, coincidentally, a good letter to describe where I spent my recent week’s holiday. 1,573 more words


Jamaica Inn // by Daphne du Maurier

Overall, I wanted to like Jamaica Inn, but just found it too, too depressing.

Mary’s mother has died and Mary is going to live with her only remaining relative, her mother’s sister Patience.   1,023 more words

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7 for 7 – July Mini Reviews

Admittedly I’m not prepared to admit it is July- to be honest I think I’d rather stick my fingers in my ears and go “lalalala”- but the world is not listening, time is marching on whether I like it or not and the summer weather is trying to bake me alive… 781 more words


Ten great books set in hotels

It’s less than a week until release of Felicity at the Cross Hotelhooray! Felicity at the Cross Hotel is a feel good romance – a cheerful summer read – and so really I should be in a relaxed mood, but I’m actually quite nervous about release! 1,369 more words

Cornish Reading Challenge: Terri Nixon reviews Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

Author Terri Nixon reviews Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier for the Cornish Reading Challenge!

I first read this book as a mid-teen, but although I’ve always known I’d enjoyed it, my memory did not do justice to the beauty of this book, and I realised that when I came to re-read it again recently. 381 more words

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The Wild Air: A Book Review & Interview with its author, Rebecca Mascull

‘There is nothing so dangerous as a headstrong girl who knows her own mind,’ said Mary Yellan, the fearless heroine of Daphne du Maurier’s Jamaica Inn… 1,053 more words

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