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Tatiana de Rosnay's new novel, <em>Flowers of Darkness</em>, is published in the English language this week
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Tatiana de Rosnay's new novel, <em>Flowers of Darkness</em>, is published in the English language this weekTatiana de Rosnay's new novel, Flowers of Darkness, is published in the English language this week
Tatiana de Rosnay's new novel, <em>Flowers of Darkness</em>, is published in the English language this week
26th February 2021: Franco-British author Tatiana de Rosnay is known to most of you as Daphne du Maurier's current biographer, with her excellent book Manderley Forever, published in France in 2015 and the US and UK in 2017. She is, in fact, better known as a novelist. In 2020 her newest novel, Les fleurs de l'ombre, was published in France. This week the English language edition of Tatiana's new book Flowers of Darkness was published... More >>
Tatiana de Rosnay's new novel, <em>Flowers of Darkness</em>, is published in the English language this week
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America March 2021 meeting – <em>The Scapegoat</em>
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America March 2021 meeting – <em>The Scapegoat</em>Daphne du Maurier Society of North America March 2021 meeting – The Scapegoat
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America March 2021 meeting – <em>The Scapegoat</em>
25th February 2021: This is a reminder that the Daphne du Maurier Society of North America has its next meeting on Sunday 14th March from 1pm – 3pm. They will be discussing various aspects of the novel The Scapegoat with speaker Professor Sarah Berry from the University of Dallas. ... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America March 2021 meeting – <em>The Scapegoat</em>
Fowey Festival 2021 will not take place, but there is some good news
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Fowey Festival 2021 will not take place, but there is some good newsFowey Festival 2021 will not take place, but there is some good news
Fowey Festival 2021 will not take place, but there is some good news
24th February 2021: Following the Prime Minister's latest announcement regarding social distancing restrictions and public gatherings, the board of trustees of the Fowey Festival have confirmed that they will not be holding the 2021 Festival, scheduled for May 8th -15th. The good news is, in 2022, the Festival will take place on May 6th – 14th. The team are committed to delivering a Festival to remember, so please add the dates to your diary. ... More >>
Fowey Festival 2021 will not take place, but there is some good news
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's first novel – <em>The Loving Spirit</em>
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Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's first novel – <em>The Loving Spirit</em>Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's first novel – The Loving Spirit
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's first novel – <em>The Loving Spirit</em>
23rd February 2021: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America join us in celebrating the 90th anniversary of the publication of Daphne du Maurier's first novel, The Loving Spirit. ... More >>
Celebrating the 90th anniversary of Daphne du Maurier's first novel – <em>The Loving Spirit</em>
<em>The Loving Spirit</em>, Daphne du Maurier's first novel, celebrates its 90th anniversary today
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<em>The Loving Spirit</em>, Daphne du Maurier's first novel, celebrates its 90th anniversary todayThe Loving Spirit, Daphne du Maurier's first novel, celebrates its 90th anniversary today
<em>The Loving Spirit</em>, Daphne du Maurier's first novel, celebrates its 90th anniversary today
23rd February 2021: In this article, written to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the publication of The Loving Spirit, we take a look at the du Maurier family in the late 1920s and how the advent of Ferryside, as the du Maurier's holiday home, gradually altered the dynamics of Daphne's life. We tell you how the Slade family and their boatyard's real story came to be written into Daphne du Maurier's first novel and what Daphne's life was like at the time she was writing it. ... More >>
<em>The Loving Spirit</em>, Daphne du Maurier's first novel, celebrates its 90th anniversary today
Milton Hall - The House that inspired Manderley
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Milton Hall - The House that inspired ManderleyMilton Hall - The House that inspired Manderley
Milton Hall - The House that inspired Manderley
14th February 2021: The great house of Milton Hall that Daphne visited with her mother and sisters when she was a child, stayed in her memory and was bound to Menabilly in the creation of Manderley for Daphne's most famous novel Rebecca. In this fascinating article Chris Main tells us about Milton Hall, the Fitzwilliam family who owned it, and Daphne's visits, as a child, during World War One. ... More >>
Milton Hall - The House that inspired Manderley
<em>The Travelling Philanthropist</em>: A time-slip novel – historical fiction with a difference, by Suzi Bamblett
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<em>The Travelling Philanthropist</em>: A time-slip novel – historical fiction with a difference, by Suzi Bamblett The Travelling Philanthropist: A time-slip novel – historical fiction with a difference, by Suzi Bamblett
<em>The Travelling Philanthropist</em>: A time-slip novel – historical fiction with a difference, by Suzi Bamblett
13th February 2021: We want to tell you about The Travelling Philanthropist, the debut novel written by Suzi Bamblett. If her name is familiar to you, it is because Suzi has already written two articles for the Daphne du Maurier website... More >>
<em>The Travelling Philanthropist</em>: A time-slip novel – historical fiction with a difference, by Suzi Bamblett
Questions, answers, and snippets of information shared through the Daphne du Maurier website
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Questions, answers, and snippets of information shared through the Daphne du Maurier website Questions, answers, and snippets of information shared through the Daphne du Maurier website
Questions, answers, and snippets of information shared through the Daphne du Maurier website
11th February 2021: We have a new page in our Interesting Facts section, where we plan to put all sorts of snippets of du Maurier related information that we hear about or that you send in. These will be little details that we might otherwise not have known. We begin with our first snippet about the Spanish for cardigan, which is apparently una rebeca. ... More >>
Questions, answers, and snippets of information shared through the Daphne du Maurier website
<em>Daphne</em> by Justine Picardie
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<em>Daphne</em> by Justine PicardieDaphne by Justine Picardie
<em>Daphne</em> by Justine Picardie
9th February 2021: A few weeks ago, I received a question, through our Daphne du Maurier Website Facebook page, about the novel Daphne and its author Justine Picardie. Daphne was published in 2008. I have such happy memories of this novel, and so I decided to re-read it again. I was not disappointed; it always holds the magic that I remember from my first reading... More >>
<em>Daphne</em> by Justine Picardie
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America announces its first meeting for 2021
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The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America announces its first meeting for 2021The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America announces its first meeting for 2021
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America announces its first meeting for 2021
5th February 2021: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America is holding its first meeting of 2021 on Sunday 14th March. This meeting will be about Daphne’s 1957 novel The Scapegoat. Professor Sarah Berry, from the University of Dallas, will be the speaker... More >>
The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America announces its first meeting for 2021
Ned Browning shares with us his alternative theme for <em>Rebecca</em>
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Ned Browning shares with us his alternative theme for <em>Rebecca</em>Ned Browning shares with us his alternative theme for Rebecca
Ned Browning shares with us his alternative theme for <em>Rebecca</em>
3rd February 2021: Daphne du Maurier’s grandson Ned Browning had just made available to us all, a piece of music he created at the time that the recent Netflix adaptation of Rebecca was being filmed. He decided he would have a go at an alternative theme for the new Rebecca movie. He started it before he actually saw the remake which he was expecting to be a little darker than it was, especially because Ben Wheatley was directing ... More >>
Ned Browning shares with us his alternative theme for <em>Rebecca</em>
Dora Footman (1878 – 1974)
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Dora Footman (1878 – 1974)Dora Footman (1878 – 1974)
Dora Footman (1878 – 1974)
28th January 2021: Daphne du Maurier’s Cousin Dora arrived in Tywardreath, just two miles from Menabilly, in December 1966. She was 88 and had decided to come and live near Daphne without even discussing it first. She lived for a further seven years, and was quite a challenge for Daphne! Here, Chris Main tells us the story of Dora Footman, a woman born into the world of the du Mauriers. She lived a fascinating, but sometimes difficult life, before finally ending up on Daphne’s doorstep... More >>
Dora Footman (1878 – 1974)
<em>A Sucessora</em> (1934, <em>The Successor</em>) by Carolina Nabuco and other books that tell a similar story
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<em>A Sucessora</em> (1934, <em>The Successor</em>) by Carolina Nabuco and other books that tell a similar storyA Sucessora (1934, The Successor) by Carolina Nabuco and other books that tell a similar story
<em>A Sucessora</em> (1934, <em>The Successor</em>) by Carolina Nabuco and other books that tell a similar story
19th January 2021: A new piece in our Interesting Facts section of the website, which leads you the excellent article - A trail of books: on Carolina Nabuco's A Sucessora (1934, The Successor) and the plagiarism charges against Daphne Du Maurier's Rebecca (1938) by Juliana, at her blog called The Blank Garden... More >>
<em>A Sucessora</em> (1934, <em>The Successor</em>) by Carolina Nabuco and other books that tell a similar story
One of Daphne du Maurier’s youngest followers writes about <em>Rebecca</em>
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One of Daphne du Maurier’s youngest followers writes about <em>Rebecca</em>One of Daphne du Maurier’s youngest followers writes about Rebecca
One of Daphne du Maurier’s youngest followers writes about <em>Rebecca</em>
9th January 2021: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America has sent us this charming letter so that we, at the Daphne du Maurier website, can share it with you all. It was written by twelve-year-old Madison, who must be one of Daphne du Maurier’s youngest followers. Madison is the daughter of one of the members of the Daphne du Maurier Society of North America... More >>
One of Daphne du Maurier’s youngest followers writes about <em>Rebecca</em>
Help with finding Spanish translations of Daphne du Maurier biography and autobiography
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Help with finding Spanish translations of Daphne du Maurier biography and autobiographyHelp with finding Spanish translations of Daphne du Maurier biography and autobiography
Help with finding Spanish translations of Daphne du Maurier biography and autobiography
8th January 2021: We have had a request come through on the Daphne du Maurier website Forum page, that needs your help. The sender of the question is looking for a biography about Daphne du Maurier in Spanish. I am not aware of one but would be happy to hear from some of you to the contrary. The same person wants to know if Daphne’s biography Myself When Young has ever been translated into Spanish... More >>
Help with finding Spanish translations of Daphne du Maurier biography and autobiography
Collecting Daphne
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Collecting DaphneCollecting Daphne
Collecting Daphne
6th January 2021: A new year is often the time to try something new, start a new hobby, join and organisation relating to your interests, or begin a collection. Chris Main and Ann Willmore have written a new article for the Daphne du Maurier website, which aims to encourage collectors of books and ephemera relating to Daphne du Maurier. Here you will find facts to help you and tips to ensure you avoid making costly mistakes ... More >>
Collecting Daphne
Daphne du Maurier’s Cornwall, photographed by Jo Wing
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Daphne du Maurier’s Cornwall, photographed by Jo WingDaphne du Maurier’s Cornwall, photographed by Jo Wing
Daphne du Maurier’s Cornwall, photographed by Jo Wing
5th January 2021: Jo Wing writes a beautiful literary blog under the name Return of a Native. To learn more about her go to her blog, https://returnofanative.com, it is terrific. She has sent us an album of her photographs, all relating to Daphne du Maurier’s Cornwall. They are fabulous and an outstanding record of how beautiful Daphne’s Cornwall is... More >>
Daphne du Maurier’s Cornwall, photographed by Jo Wing
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Newsletter January 2021
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Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Newsletter January 2021Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Newsletter January 2021
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Newsletter January 2021
4th January 2021: The Daphne du Maurier Society of North America has sent us their January 2021 newsletter to share with you all. They review the Christmas in Cornwall Luncheon, which took place on 12th December 2020, and sounds as if it was both interesting and a lot of fun. They also set out their programme of events for 2021. This year they have chosen Daphne du Maurier’s 1957 novel The Scapegoat, and the short story Don’t Look Now, which was published in 1971 and so celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. ... More >>
Daphne du Maurier Society of North America – Newsletter January 2021
Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier enthusiasts everywhere
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Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier enthusiasts everywhereHappy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier enthusiasts everywhere
Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier enthusiasts everywhere
1st January 2021: The Daphne du Maurier website wish you all a Happy New Year. As you will see on our Home Page there is plenty to celebrate and lots of reading to be done in the coming year, with seven of Daphne du Maurier's books and two of Angela du Maurier's celebrating an anniversary this year.... More >>
Happy New Year to all Daphne du Maurier enthusiasts everywhere

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