Bret Hawthorne sets off in pursuit of discovering the Cornwall from which Daphne Du Maurier drew so much inspiration for her writings. Novels such as Frenchman's Creek, Jamaica Inn, My Cousin Rachel, and of course Rebecca have become as much a part of Cornwall as its granite cliffs and windswept moors. In this new book the author follows in the footsteps of the author to discover the actual locations which inspired her. With direct reference to her writing and through specially taken photographs the reader is taken on a tour of the real-life places, often of outstanding beauty, which were chosen as a background to the novels, places which often played an important role themselves in bringing alive Du Maurier's enduring work.
Here is a book which fans of Du Maurier will find adds so much to their appreciation of her writing, while for others it provides an exciting means of exploring the area and coming across little known gems in the Cornish countryside. Daphne Du Maurier's Cornwall is a book that is easy to use and beautifully illustrated. It is also a superb souvenir for any visitor to Cornwall.