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Happy Birthday, Daphne du Maurier!

Happy Friday the 13th, everyone!

And happy birthday to Daphne du Maurier (13 May, 1907 – 19 April, 1989)!

Daphne du Maurier books

“I suppose sooner or later in the life of everyone comes a moment of trial. We all of us have our particular devil who rides us and torments us, and we must give battle in the end.”
― Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca (1938)



( 7 comments — Leave a comment )
May. 13th, 2016 07:44 pm (UTC)
Thanks for the reminder. I love her works!

Edited at 2016-05-13 07:44 pm (UTC)
May. 29th, 2016 10:12 pm (UTC)
My pleasure! I do, too!
May. 14th, 2016 03:53 am (UTC)
How appropriate for her to have a Friday the 13th birthday! :-) (Not every year, of course, but still!)

Edited at 2016-05-14 03:54 am (UTC)
May. 29th, 2016 10:13 pm (UTC)
Great point about Friday the 13th! :)
May. 14th, 2016 07:27 am (UTC)
I am sadly under-read in her work.
May. 29th, 2016 10:14 pm (UTC)
My favorites are probably Rebecca and The House on the Strand, but I've thoroughly enjoyed everything of hers I've read.
May. 30th, 2016 01:51 pm (UTC)
I found "Rule Britannia" rather disappointing.
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