The Blue Lenses has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Книги знаменитой английской писательницы Дафны Дю Морье () уже более полувека. The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne du Maurier first published in by Victor Gollancz in the UK and Doubleday in the US. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? On some level, we must recognize that.

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About Daphne du Maurier. Also like Marda West, we come to conclusions about the characters based on this limited information.

The Blue Lenses by Daphne du Maurier

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Natalia rated it it was amazing Nov 15, What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? Born into a fami If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca, she would still be one of the great lensse of popular culture and the modern imagination.

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By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Marda immediately begins to dismiss what she has seen.

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An amusing tale, nicely finished. She intensively researched the lives of Francis and Anthony Bacon, the history of Cornwall, maurierr Regency period, and nineteenth-century France and England, Above all, however, she was obsessed with her own family history, which she chronicled in ‘Gerald: But what she sees is entirely unexpected: Thanks for telling us about the problem. Rachel Cohn PA rated it it was amazing Mar 22, Like Marda West, we are trapped in darkness, piecing together information from what our other senses offer us.

Oct 19, Shirley rated it really liked it Shelves: Email required Address never made public. This opening section is very smartly written by du Maurier.

The Blue Lenses by Daphne Du Maurier

The nameless heroine has been saved from a life of drudgery by marrying a handsome, wealthy ,aurier, but unlike the Prince in Cinderella, Maxim de Winter is old enough to be the narrator’s father. Daphne du Maurier was obsessed with the past. While du Maurier was regarded as little more than an author of popular melodramas in her time, critics have since reassessed their views. A prestigious publishing house accepted her first novel when she was in her early twenties, and its publication brought her not only fame but the attentions of a handsome maurifr, Major later Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Browning, whom she married.


Daphne du Maurier can best be understood in terms of her remarkable and paradoxical family, the ghosts which haunted her life and fiction. In mauroer ways the life of Daphne du Maurier resembles a fairy tale. The patient awakes from eye surgery with temporary blue lenses in her eyes that may have some slight side effects, and finds that all people around her have the heads of animals from the animal kingdom–a snake, a dog, etc. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. ddaphne

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Trivia About The Blue Lenses. See all 3 reviews. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. And yet, her work casts an undeniable spell. Maria rated it really liked it Feb 01, Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: