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
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
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
‘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