Jamaica Inn

Author: Daphne Du Maurier
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405518057
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After the death of her mother, Mary Yellan crosses the windswept Cornish moors to Jamaica Inn, the home of her Aunt Patience.

Daphne Du Maurier Omnibus 3

Author: Daphne Du Maurier
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1405523816
Size: 37.82 MB
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Set in the 17th century at Menabilly in Cornwall, The King's General is the story of a country and a family riven by war. The French Revolution is the backdrop to The Glass Blowers, a tale of family tragedy.

The Regional Novel In Britain And Ireland

Author: K. D. M. Snell
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521381970
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Philip Dodd If readers had to guess the content of Daphne du Maurier's two best-
known novels, Jamaica Inn and Rebecca from the names of their locations –
Jamaica Inn and Manderley respectively – what would they conclude? Taking the
publication dates into account, they might surmise that the novels were late
examples of Rider Haggard-like imperial fiction or a contribution to the tradition of
women's imperial romance of which E. M. Hull's The Sheik is the most famous
example.

Forever England

Author: Alison Light
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1135629846
Size: 56.24 MB
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It is the wide open spaces of hill and sea which dominate her novels: the howling
winds around jamaica Inn, starkly isolate on Bodmin moor, the crashing Cornish
breakers and precipitate cliffs of Rebecca, all conjure up a familiar literary
romanticism, a reworking of that repertoire of images which the nineteenth
century evoked as a landscape of desire. With the atmospheric opening of
jamaica Inn, 'a granite sky' and a 'lashing, pitiless rain', we know straightaway that
we are in the ...