Du Maurier


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Du Maurier

1. Dame Daphne. 1907--89, English novelist; author of Rebecca (1938) and My Cousin Rachel (1951)
2. her grandfather, George Louis Palmella Busson . 1834--96, English novelist, caricaturist, and illustrator; author of Peter Ibbetson (1891) and Trilby (1894)
3. his son, Sir Gerald (Hubert Edward). 1873--1934, British actor-manager: father of Daphne Du Maurier
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In Pintar and Lynn's Hypnosis: A Brief History, it is suggested that the disappearance of Trilby from contemporary public consciousness might well be because "she was crafted by du Maurier to end up as nothing but a simulacrum, a reflection of Svengali himself.
He was a happily married family man, sired five children, and was the grandfather of Daphne Du Maurier, the author of Rebecca.
My experience with Daphne du Maurier has always been the same.
But the rustic exterior of the Grade II-listed home hides a story so colourful, it formed the backbone of a novel by the acclaimed writer Daphne du Maurier.
But it had sell-out successes at the du Maurier, Brighton and Chester literary festivals - and now The Full Bronte is heading for the new Arts Centre at Edge Hill University.
But why did du Maurier write her novel in the first place, asks Harris, who claims that Manderley developed out of Menabilly, a large, rather ghostly house which du Maurier found hidden in dense woods near Fowey, Cornwall.
She said: "I think my favourite author is Daphne du Maurier, and my favourite book by her has to be Rebecca.
The pen and ink image by George Louis Du Maurier, who illustrated the 1864 Mrs Gaskell novel serialised by the BBC late last year, was presumed to have been sold in 1948.
QUIZ CHALLENGE: 1 Corazon Aquino; 2 Whale oil made from blubber; 3 Germany; 4 12 yards; 5 Daphne du Maurier.
I loved Fowey, famous as the home of author Daphne du Maurier and the inspiration for many of her classic novels.
Based on a novel by Daphne du Maurier, what was Alfred Hitchcock's first American film?
The tournament also will be a homecoming for Emilee Klein, the former Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks star who went on to win the 1988 state women's amateur title, 1994 NCAA championship and 1996 Women's British Open, which this year replaced the discontinued du Maurier Classic as one of the four LPGA majors.