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Article in the Irish Independent: 'Rebecca- the Grandmother of Great Grip-Lit'

Article in the Irish Independent: 'Rebecca- the Grandmother of Great Grip-Lit'

On 12th March the Irish Independent featured an article by Claire Coughlan on the influence of du Maurier's 'Rebecca' on contemporary crime and thriller writers. The novelist Erin Kelly, for example, comments: 'I see du Maurier as a forerunner to Patricia Highsmith, Ruth Rendell, Gillian Flynn: she is the giant whose magnificent shoulders the rest of us stand upon.' Du Maurier remains a crucial influence on contemporary writers in many genres.

https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/books/rebecca-the-grandmother-of-great-griplit-36689110.html

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