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Jamaica Inn By Daphne Du Maurier

Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier

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Summary

* By one of the 20th century's best loved storytellers.
* A classic tale of murder, mystery and passion - compare to Wuthering Heights.

Jamaica Inn Summary

Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier

After the death of her mother, Mary Yellan crosses the windswept Cornish moors to Jamaica Inn, the home of her Aunt Patience. There she finds Patience a changed woman, downtrodden by her domineering, vicious husband Joss Merlyn. The inn is a front for a lawless gang of criminals, and Mary is unwillingly dragged into their dangerous world of smuggling and murder. Before long she will be forced to cross her own moral line to save herself.

Jamaica Inn Reviews

Daphne du Maurier has no equal * Sunday Telegraph *
A true classic * Amazon.com *
Jamaica Inn is perhaps the most accomplished historical romance ever written * Good Book Guide *
Jamaica Inn is a first-rate page-turner * The Times *
A dark tale. A brilliant thriller * Daily Express *
A perfect fusion of gothic romance and a young woman's rite of passage in the vein of Twilight and Wuthering Heights * Independent *
A dark tale. A brilliant thriller * Daily Express *

About Daphne Du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier (1907-89) was born in London, the daughter of the famous actor-manager Sir Gerald du Maurier and granddaughter of George du Maurier, the author and artist. In 1931 her first novel, The Loving Spirit, was published. A biography of her father and three other novels followed, but it was the novel Rebecca that launched her into the literary stratosphere and made her one of the most popular authors of her day. In 1932, du Maurier married Major Frederick Browning, with whom she had three children.
Many of du Maurier's bestselling novels and short stories were adapted into award-winning films, including Alfred Hitchcock's The Birds and Nicolas Roeg's Don't Look Now. In 1969 du Maurier was awarded a DBE. She lived most of her life in Cornwall, the setting for many of her books.

Additional information

GOR001196931
9781844080397
1844080390
Jamaica Inn by Daphne Du Maurier
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Little, Brown Book Group
2003-03-06
320
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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