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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Why does he spend so much time talking with Ansel in the hallway when he should be spending time with his wife? She was also an unsung master of atmosphere and suspense. All seems right with the world.

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This site uses cookies. Born into a fami If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca, she would still be one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination.


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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here She omits all visual descriptions. Like Marda, we have never seen what these characters actually look like. The problem, it seems, was all in her head — the old lenses were pressing against a nerve. This opening section is very smartly written by du Maurier. Why did Jim go along with it?

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. The Blue Lenses by Daphne du Maurier. She looks forward to finally seeing what all her new friends look like. Showing of 3 reviews. The woman has gained the ability to see people with the head of an animal that majrier expresses their qualities.

Their true natures revealed, Marda realizes that the people she thought she knew best — people she intimately trusted — are in actuality dangerous and deceitful. I had a dream about my migraines and doctors transplanting a new head of an animal and another person told me to be sure to read the short story “The Blue Lenses” from this book and that Dzphne would find it particularly interesting.


What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness?

While Alfred Hitchcock’s film based upon her novel proceeded to make her one of the best-known authors in the world, she enjoyed the life of a fairy princess in a mansion in Cornwall called Menabilly, which served as the model for Manderley in Rebecca. While contemporary writers were dealing critically maugier such subjects as the war, alienation, religion, poverty, Marxism, psychology and art, and experimenting with new techniques such as the stream of consciousness, du Maurier produced ‘old-fashioned’ novels with straightforward narratives that appealed to a popular audience’s love of fantasy, adventure, sexuality and mystery.

She suddenly remembers it was not she who suggested that Th Ansel come home with her, but Ansel herself. maurler

Our first view of them is with their unsettling animal visages. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? S rated it really liked it Dec 27, With that revelation comes paranoia. Her subsequent novels became bestsellers, earning her enormous wealth and fame.

Her day nurse has the head of a cow. Marda West can see again.