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The Blue Lenses has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Книги знаменитой английской писательницы Дафны Дю Морье () уже более полувека. The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne du Maurier first published in by Victor Gollancz in the UK and Doubleday in the US. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? On some level, we must recognize that.

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Why did Jim go along with it? She spent her youth sailing boats, travelling on the Continent with friends, and writing stories. There were vultures on the pavement opposite. Marda immediately begins to dismiss what she has seen.

Their true natures revealed, Marda realizes that the people she thought she knew best — people she intimately trusted — are in actuality dangerous and deceitful.

Like Marda West, we are trapped in darkness, piecing together information from what our other senses offer us.

About Daphne du Maurier. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca, she would still be one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination. She has been in the hospital for several weeks and has developed close relationships with the nurses there; she has even asked her favorite, Nurse Ansel, to come home with her to be her private nurse while she adjusts to the lenses. Perhaps tonight I will dream of Manderlay again.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. And yet, her work casts an undeniable spell. With that revelation comes paranoia. Email required Address never made public. Daphne du Maurier can best be understood in terms of her remarkable and paradoxical family, the ghosts which haunted her life and fiction. One starts to think, who might I have misjudged in my own life? Lists with This Book. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

This opening section is very smartly written by du Maurier. A woman is recovering in hospital after eye surgery in which lenses have been implanted. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. This book is not yet featured on Listopia.

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mwurier In ‘Rebecca’, on the other hand, du Maurier fuses psychological realism with a sophisticated version of the Cinderella story. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Susan rated it really liked it Dec 27, Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Characters who seemed polite and kind reemerge as predators and we realize that, like Marda, we have misjudged them.

In ‘Julius’ and ‘The Parasites,’ for example, she introduces the image of a domineering but deadly father and the daring subject of incest. Alephnaught rated it really liked it May 17, Olena Malakhova rated it it was amazing Jan 10, The tales were startling and full of power, and I very much enjoyed them all for different reasons.


Her subsequent novels became bestsellers, earning her enormous wealth and fame. No one was human, no one was safe, the man a pace or two behind her was like Jim, another vulture. Each plotline throughout was surprising, and the twists and turns made me unable to guess what was about to happen.

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Daphne du Maurier was obsessed with the past. Oct 19, Shirley rated it really liked it Shelves: Which of my closest friends, or family members, might be a monster in disguise?

Why does he spend so much time talking with Ansel in the hallway when he should be spending time with his wife? Natalia rated it it was amazing Nov 15, Showing of 3 reviews. Mauurier me of new comments via email. The nameless heroine has been saved from a life of drudgery by marrying a handsome, wealthy aristocrat, but unlike the Prince in Cinderella, Maxim de Winter is old enough to be the narrator’s father.

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