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author: Daphne du Maurier

Supporting Material: Available

ISBN 9780706999853
For Age Group 12 - 14 Years
Pages 160
Weight 0.206 Kg
Binding Paperback
Trim Size 5.5*8.5 inches
List Price 165.00

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…” Around Manderley, the magnificent countryhouse is woven this tale of love, revenge and hate. Of mystery, suspense and intrigue that continues to haunt the reader much after the book has been read. With her lucid penmanship, brilliant plot and a stunning climax, Daphne du Maurier, has etched Rebecca permanently in the world of classic literature. A must read novel.

About Author

Daphne du Maurier was born in 1907. Her father. Sir Gerald du Maurier, was a famous actor and theatre manager-producer. After being educated at home with her sisters, and then in Paris, she began writing stories and articles. In 1931 her first novel, The Loving Spirit, was published. Her reputation was established with the biography she wrote of her father, Gerald: A Portrait and with her novel Jamaica Inn. Rebecca came out in 1938 and Daphne du Maurier found herself as one of the most popular authors of her time. Menabilly, her family home in Cornwall, provided the inspiration for some of her most successful novels, including Rebecca.

Among the author's best-known novels are Frenchman's Creek, Hungry Hill, The King's General, My Cousin Rachael and The Birds. Besides novels, Daphne du Maurier has also written plays, short stories and non-fiction works.

About the Series

This series carries an impressive list of well-known classics for children in the age group 7 to 14 years. The aim of the series is to inculcate in children the habit of reading. It offers children an opportunity to enjoy reading stories that form a part of the classics of English Literature crafted by great writers.

  • It includes carefully selected tales, fables, classics and autobiographies adapted and designed to suit young readers and encourage the reading habit in them
  • Fascinating tales of bravery, wit, wisdom, truth, justice and adventure inspire the right values in children, brought alive through illustrations
  • Includes vocabulary-building and comprehension exercises for better appreciation of literature
  • These are ideal for classrooms, libraries and personal collection

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