Daphne du maurier (1907 - 1989) was a british novelist, playwright, and short story writer as the author of romantic suspense thrillers, she's arguably best known for rebecca (1938), though jamaica inn, my cousin rachel, and the short story the birds (which inspired the terrifying 1963 film are close contenders. Rebecca 4/6 cheap edition by du maurier, daphne and a great selection of similar used, new and collectible books available now at abebookscom rebecca by daphne du maurier, gollancz - abebooks abebookscom passion for books. 1-16 of 252 results for rebecca daphne du maurier rebecca sep 5, 2006 by daphne du maurier paperback $1282 $ 12 82 $1599 prime free shipping on eligible orders. Find great deals on ebay for rebecca daphne du maurier shop with confidence. The name of rebecca de winter's boat - je reviens (i will return) is a chilling promise that lies at the heart of daphne du maurier's bestselling novel - and, despite the narrator.
Rebecca by daphne du maurier £900 availability: in stock 1991 430 pages no dust jacket purple cloth boards book is in better condition than most examples. In the du maurier family slang a sexually attractive person was a menace, and rebecca unites both the word's meanings she is an animal, a devil, a snake, vicious, damnable, rotten through and through. Rebecca is a gothic novel by english author dame daphne du mauriera best-seller, rebecca sold 2,829,313 copies between its publication in 1938 and 1965, and the book has never gone out of print.
The description of the event, rebecca, by daphne du maurier, is available only to members. Published in 1938, rebecca is the fifth novel by cornish author daphne du maurier, also known as lady browning the novel was an instant bestseller and has never gone out of print ( source ) in addition to her seven novels and numerous short stories, du maurier also wrote twelve books of non-fiction, including an autobiography. Daphne du maurier was one of five women of achievement selected for a set of british stamps issued in august 1996  in 2013, grandson ned browning released a collection of men's and women's watches based on characters from the novel rebecca , under the brand name du maurier watches. The qualification of daphne du maurier's rebecca as a gothic novel 851 words | 3 pages the qualification of daphne du maurier's rebecca as a gothic novel one of mankind's most valuable gifts is the ability to feel emotions and be able to react to them in a variety of ways.
Rebecca este un roman clasic gotic, care a castigat premiul anthony, pentru cele mai bune romane de mister un roman de fictiune, cu o mare incarcatura psihologica, combina suspansul, romantismul. Daphne du maurier (1907-89) was born in london, educated at home and in paris, and lived for much of her life in her beloved cornwall, the setting for many of her novels most of her novels have been bestsellers and many have been made into films. See a complete list of the characters in rebecca further study test your knowledge of rebecca with our quizzes and study questions, or go further with essays on the context and background and links to the best resources around the web. Daphne du maurier wrote rebecca over four months in alexandria, egypt, with her husband stationed as lieutenant down the road her two girl-children were in england: i am not one of those mothers who live for having their brats with them all the time, she later wrote, awesomely.
Title: rebecca author: daphne du maurier date of publication: 1938 genre: romance, gothic, mystery, classic biographical information about the author: daphne du maurier was born on may 13, 1907, in london, england, the daughter of actor-manager sir gerald du maurier. Rebecca by daphne du maurier \\non-spoilery review + spoilery discussion by beautiful pages 11:32 play next play now [eu li] rebecca, de daphne du maurier by. Daphne du maurier's rebecca is crucial to the genre, for in it du maurier simplified and organized these six elements, refining the narrative, concentrating the mythic, and enriching the ambiguity of her tale. Young daphne du maurier would play on the hampstead streets one place she remembered vividly is the old magistrates' criminal lock up with 'it's blackened walls and barred slit windows, daunting to whichever of us (played) the part of the prisoner.
Daphne du maurier always said her novel rebecca was a study in jealousy seventy-five years after daphne du maurier published 'rebecca', her son tells christian house how the author's own. Famous for its rich evocation of the secretive mansion manderley and its first mistress, the effervescent and treacherous rebecca, the novel beguiles and deceives by turns as we are compelled to delve beneath the surface glamour that skilfully veils what du maurier's biographer tatiana de rosnay calls its muted violence and suppressed sexuality. Rebecca is an off-kilter mystery that unfolds along the road of the search for truth regarding what, exactly, happened to rebecca that the narrator stays in suspense until the sinister end lures the reader through a story elegantly told in language so poetic, it is its own experience. Mrs danvers enters daphne du maurier's rebecca in an image so extreme it seems to have surged through a hell-portal thus far the poor, willfully naive young narrator has met widower maxim de.
Author(s): daphne du maurier classics share last night i dreamt i went to manderley again with these words the reader is ushered into an isolated gray stone manse on the windswept cornish coast, as the second mrs maxim de winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely knew. Every reader loves a good ghost story and that is why daphne du maurier's romantic-gothic novel, rebecca has thrilled readers since its publication in 1938the tale begins with a slight flavor of jane eyre: a wandering byronic hero who meets a meek heroine, gauche and plain.