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New Interview Essay on Du Maurier by Dr Laura Varnam


We are delighted to share this in-depth interview essay by Festival regular Dr Laura Varnam on the website Five Books. Looking beyond 'Rebecca' and 'Jamaica Inn', Laura discusses lesser known works by Du Maurier, showing why Daphne should be reevaluated as one of the twentieth century's most prodigious and versatile literary talents. Discussing Daphne's life, works, love for Cornwall, literary influences, and Hitchcock's adaptations of her works, this long essay is a fascinating read for all Du Maurier fans. (Please note, does contain some plot spoilers).

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