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Jamaica Inn

Titolo originale (Ingl): Jamaica Inn
Autrice: Daphne du Maurier
Voto: 3/5
Anno di pubblicazione : 1936
Numero di pagine: 302

Jamaica Inn. Dopo la morte della madre, Mary Yellan si trasferisce dalla zia, nella tenuta di Jamaica Inn, in Cornovaglia. 455 more words

Contemporary Fiction

Jamaica Inn (1939) - reviewed by George

Alfred Hitchcock’s 24th film is the tale of Mary Yellan (Maureen O’Hara), whose mother, on her deathbed, has told her to leave Ireland and go to live with the mother’s sister Patience (Marie Ney) and Patience’s husband Joss Merlyn (Leslie Banks), owner of Jamaica Inn on England’s Cornish Coast. 232 more words


Book Review: Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier

Genre: Crime Fiction, Murder Mystery

Publishing Info: 2015 by Virago Press (originally published in 1936 by Victor Gollancz Ltd)

Pages: 302

Star Rating: 3/5

Back Cover Summary: 699 more words


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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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