Daphne Du Maurier by Margaret Forster
The Secret Life of the Renowned Storyteller

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A definitive exploration of the life of the author of Rebecca reveals many secrets about her turbulent, intensely private life, reviewing her troubled childhood, unfortunate marriage, and sexual ambiguity. 25,000 first printing. $25,000 ad/promo.

About Margaret Forster

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Margaret Forster has written many successful and acclaimed novels including Diary of an Ordinary Woman and recently Keeping the World Away. "From the Hardcover edition.
Published January 1, 1993 by CHATTO & WINDUS. 480 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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Prolific English author Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989) was best known for her imaginative suspense novels (especially Rebecca , 1938), although she also published biographies and plays.

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The Independent

'If Daphne had been prepared to sacrifice Menabilly, she could have made a home in or near London for both of them, so that their marriage would have had a better chance of flourishing once more.' She is even confident enough to declare: 'That (the trusts she provided for her children) might not ...

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London Review of Books

12 · 24 June 1993 » Patricia Beer » Something about her eyes A downloadable PDF version of this book review is also available for purchase from the London Review Bookshop.

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