Don't Look Now by Daphne du MaurierPatrick McGrath's revelatory new selection of du Maurier's stories shows her at her most chilling and most psychologically astute: a dead child reappears in the alleyways of Venice; routine eye surgery reveals the beast within to a meek housewife; nature revolts against man's abuse by turning a benign species into an annihilating force; a dalliance with a beautiful stranger...
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du MaurierPhilip Ashley's older cousin Ambrose, who raised the orphaned Philip as his own son, has died in Rome. Philip, the heir to Ambrose's beautiful English estate, is crushed that the man he loved died far from home. He is also suspicious. While in Italy, Ambrose fell in love with Rachel, a beautiful English and Italian woman. But the final, brief letters Ambrose wrote hint that...
Rebecca by Daphne du MaurierStory of the 2nd Mrs. de Winter who followed the man she loved from Monte Carlo to his lavish country estate Manderley, only to be drawn inescapably into the brooding passions of a romance long dead but unforgotten.
The Flight of the Falcon by Daphne du MaurierA chilling tale in which the line between good and evil is blurred and suspicions run rampant. An ever-charming Italian courier, Armino Fabbio finds his life wildly shaken up when a mysterious murder compels him to return to his birthplace Ruffano to investigate the victim's identity. Haunted by its violent past and a sinister former duke known as The Falcon, his home is...
The Glass-Blowers by Daphne du MaurierPerhaps we shall not see each other again. I will write to you, though, and tell you, as best I can, the story of your family. A glass-blower, remember, breathes life into a vessel, giving it shape and form and sometimes beauty; but he can with that same breath, shatter and destroy it' Faithful to her word, Sophie Duval reveals to her long-lost nephew the tragic story of a...
All in the Family
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Flights of Fancy
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Holidays in Turmoil
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Romance - 20th Century Authors
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Match the Bad Guy to the book.Multiple Choice, played 308 times.