Daphne du Maurier’s novel, Jamaica Inn is a brilliant story that follows the main character Mary Yellan, a strong, independent 23 year old woman. With such a headstrong, brave female character, du Maurier’s novel is still very relatable to modern audiences, and Mary Yellan provides a great literary female role model. 214 more words
Sunday 30th August We cheated quite a lot in that we, a. waited for the rain to stop before getting the bikes out and b. stopped for a coffee just three miles up the road at the St. 575 more words
Welcome to my tour stop on the “Daphne Du Maurier blog tour”. I hope you’ll enjoy the review :).
I must say that when it comes to classics, I do not have a huge repertoire of “read” books to my name. 428 more words
JAMAICA INN (1939) – Mayflower Pictures – Rating: ★★★
Black and White – 99 mins. – 1.37:1 aspect ratio
Principal cast: Charles Laughton (Sir Humphrey Pengallan) 2,193 more words
It might not feel like it outside, but right now we are in the very heart of summertime. As it’s a bit grim out there, I thought I’d pull together a list of novels set in or around the British coast to at least put us in the holiday mood. 751 more words