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The House on the Strand

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249269

ISBN: 1844080420

Condition: Good Condition


When Dick Young's friend, Professor Magnus Lane, offers him an escape from his troubles in the form of a new drug, Dick finds himself transported to fourteenth-century Cornwall. There, in the manor of Tywardreath, the domain of Sir Henry Champerhoune, he witnesses intrigue, adultery and murder. The more time Dick spends consumed in the past, the more he withdraws from the modern world. With each dose of the drug, his body and mind become addicted to this otherworld, and his attempts to change history bring terror to the present and put his own life in jeopardy. Water stain mark to top edges of... View more info

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The Progress of Julius

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Great Britain, pan Books: 1976

Seller ID: 243807

ISBN: 0330243683

Condition: Fair Condition


A chilling story of ambition, Daphne du Maurier's third novel has lost none of its ability to unsettle and disturb. Julius Lévy has grown up in a peasant family in a village on the banks of the Seine. A quick-witted urchin caught up in the Franco-Prussian War, he is soon forced by tragedy to escape France for Algeria. Once there, he learns the ease of swindling, the rewards of love affairs, and the value of secrecy. Cruel and insensitive, Julius claws his way to the top, caring nothing for others--until his daughter, Gabriel, is born. Julius' attachment to her will become his strongest bond--... View more info

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Mary Jane

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249267

ISBN: 1844080889

Condition: Good Condition


In Regency London, the only way for a woman to succeed is to beat men at their own game. So when Mary Anne Clarke seeks an escape from her squalid surroundings in Bowling Inn Alley, she ventures first into the scurrilous world of the pamphleteers. Her personal charms are such, however, that before long she comes to the notice of the Duke of York. With her taste for luxury and power, Mary Anne, now a royal mistress, must aim higher. Her lofty connections allow her to establish a thriving trade in military commissions, provoking a scandal that rocks the government - and brings personal disgrace.... View more info

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The Glass Blowers

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Victor Gollancz: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 245477

Condition: Good Condition


'Perhaps 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 family of master craftsmen in eighteenth-century France. The world of the glass-blowers has its own traditions, it's own language - and its own rules. 'If you marry into glass' Pierre Labbe warns his daughter, 'you will say... View more info

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My Cousin Rachel

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249274

ISBN: 1844080404

Condition: Good Condition


phaned at an early age, Philip Ashley is raised by his benevolent cousin, Ambrose. Resolutely single, Ambrose delights in making Philip his heir, knowing he will treasure his beautiful Cornish estate. But Philip's world is shattered when Ambrose sets off on a trip to Florence. There he falls in love and marries - and then dies suddenly in suspicious circumstances. Before long, the new widow - Philip's cousin Rachel - arrives in England. Despite himself, Philip is drawn to this beautiful, mysterious woman. But could she have masterminded Ambrose's death? 335 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shippe... View more info

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The King's General

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249275

ISBN: 1844080897

Condition: Good Condition


Inspired by a grisly discovery in the nineteenth century, The King's General was the first of du Maurier's novels to be written at Menabilly, the model for Manderley in Rebecca. Set in the seventeenth century, it tells the story of a country and a family riven by civil war, and features one of fiction's most original heroines. Honor Harris is only eighteen when she first meets Richard Grenvile, proud, reckless - and utterly captivating. But following a riding accident, Honor must reconcile herself to a life alone. As Richard rises through the ranks of the army, marries and makes enemies, Honor... View more info

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Frenchman's Creek

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249271

ISBN: 1844080412

Condition: Good Condition


A tale of love and adventure on the high seas from the internationally bestselling author of Rebecca The Restoration Court knows Lady Dona St Columb to be ripe for any folly, any outrage that will alter the tedium of her days. But there is another, secret Dona who longs for freedom, honest love - and sweetness, even if it is spiced with danger. To escape the shallowness of court life, Dona retreats to Navron, her husband's remote Cornish estate. There, she seeks peace in its solitary woods and hidden creeks. But she finds instead a daring pirate, hunted by all Cornwall, a Frenchman who, like D... View more info

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The Flight of the Falcon

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2007

Seller ID: 246308

ISBN: 1844080706

Condition: Good Condition


Virago Modern Classics 516. As a young guide for Sunshine Tours, Armino Fabbio leads a pleasant, if humdrum life - until he becomes circumstantially involved in the death of an old peasant woman in Rome. The woman, he gradually comes to realise, was his family's beloved servant many years ago, in his native town of Ruffano. He returns to his birthplace, and once there, finds it is haunted by the phantom of his brother, Aldo, shot down in flames during the war. Over five hundred years before, the sinister Duke Claudio, known as The Falcon, lived his twisted, brutal life, preying on the people o... View more info

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The Scapegoat

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249268

ISBN: 1844080978

Condition: Good Condition


'Someone jolted my elbow as I drank and said, "Je vous demande pardon," and as I moved to give him space he turned and stared at me and I at him, and I realised, with a strange sense of shock and fear and nausea all combined, that his face and voice were known to me too well. I was looking at myself.' By chance, two men - one English, the other French - meet in a provincial railway station. Their resemblance is uncanny, and they spend the next few hours talking and drinking - until at last John, the Englishman, falls into a drunken stupor. It's to be his last carefree moment, for when ... View more info

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Rule Britannia

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249273

ISBN: 1844080633

Condition: Good Condition


In this prescient novel, Daphne du Maurier explores the implications of leaving Europe for a political, economic and military alliance with the United States. 'It is rather awful, Emma thought as she walked across the fields down to the farm, how this business is leading us all into subterfuge and deception, and we can't really tell who is friend and who is enemy . . . ' Emma wakes up one morning to an apocalyptic world. The cosy existence she shares with her grandmother, a famous retired actress, has been shattered: there's no telephone, no radio - and an American warship sits in the harbour.... View more info

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The Loving Spirit

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249270

ISBN: 1844080935

Condition: Good Condition


Cornwall, 1900s. Plyn Boat Yard is a hive of activity, and Janet Coombe longs to share in the excitement of seafaring: to travel, to have adventures, to know freedom. But constrained by the times, instead she marries her cousin Thomas, a boat builder, and settles down to raise a family. Janet's loving spirit - the passionate yearning for adventure and for love - is passed down to her son, and through him to his children's children. As generations of the family struggle against hardship and loss, their intricately plotted history is set against the greater backdrop of war and social change in B... View more info

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The Glass-Blowers

By: Daphne Du Maurier

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Virago: 2007

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 249272

ISBN: 184408065X

Condition: Good Condition


Perhaps 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 family of master craftsmen in eighteenth-century France. The world of the glass-blowers has its own traditions, it's own language - and its own rules. 'If you marry into glass' Pierre Labbe warns his daughter, 'you will say ... View more info