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A Correspondence between Daphne du Maurier and Denys Val Baker

DduM in the 1970s

Daphne du Maurier c1970

From time to time, we touch on the subject of Daphne du Maurier's short stories.  She wrote many early in her writing career and returned to short story writing throughout her life.  Daphne's short stories were published in magazines, anthologies, and her own short story collections.

Denys Val Baker c1970

Denys Val Baker, c1970

Today, we bring you an article about a correspondence between Daphne du Maurier and the writer Denys Val Baker, which took place in the 1970s and during which they discussed two collaborations.  Firstly, Daphne du Maurier's contribution to and support of the Cornish Review, a journal published by Denys.  Then, the negotiations that took place regarding which of Daphne's short stories she should contribute to a number of anthologies of short stories that he edited.

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