The Blue Lenses has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Книги знаменитой английской писательницы Дафны Дю Морье () уже более полувека. The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne du Maurier first published in by Victor Gollancz in the UK and Doubleday in the US. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? On some level, we must recognize that.

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Maria rated it really liked it Feb 01, Simply put, we still read du Maurier because she tapped into primal obsessions and embodied those obsessions in arresting, complicated characters. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Her subsequent novels became bestsellers, earning her enormous wealth and fame. Please try again later. What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness?

Perhaps tonight I will dream of Manderlay again. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Marda West can see again.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. S rated it really liked it Dec 27, Apr 06, Gary rated it really liked it. Born into a family with a rich artistic and historical background, the daughter of a famous actor-manager, she was indulged as a child and grew up enjoying enormous freedom from financial and parental restraint. Our first view of them is with their unsettling animal visages.


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Things that were once benign take on a queasy undertow of terror. An amusing tale, nicely finished. Goodreads helps thee keep track of books you want to read. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally.

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The tales were startling and full of power, and I very much enjoyed them all for different reasons. The lenses have removed blindness both literal and metaphorical. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Her experiences outside are wild and hallucinatory:. Why does he spend so much time talking with Ansel in the dzphne when he should be spending time with his wife?

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Daphne du Maurier can best be understood in terms of her remarkable and paradoxical family, the ghosts which haunted her life and fiction. Very good story and ending. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Like Marda, we have never seen what these characters actually look like.

Lists with This Book. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Vinur Hjarta rated it liked it Mar 13, Born into a fami If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca, she would still be one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination. About Daphne du Maurier.

“The Blue Lenses” by Daphne du Maurier

Coming towards her, laughing, was a jackal. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

She spent her youth sailing boats, travelling on the Continent with friends, and writing stories. This vision, which underlies daphe, ‘Rebecca’ and ‘The Parasites’, is that of an author overwhelmed by the memory of her father’s commanding presence.

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