The Doll: Short Stories (Heftet)

Serie: Virago Modern Classics 

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Innbinding: Heftet
Utgivelsesår: 2011
Antall sider: 224
Forlag: Little, Brown Book Group
Språk: Engelsk
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ISBN/EAN: 9781844087358
Kategori: Grøsser , Thriller og Noveller, lyrikk og drama
Omtale The Doll: Short Stories
'I want to know if men realise when they are insane. Sometimes I think that my brain cannot hold together, it is filled with too much horror - too much despair . . . I cannot sleep, I cannot close my eyes without seeing his damned face. If only it had been a dream.'

In 'The Doll', a waterlogged notebook is washed ashore. Its pages tell a dark story of obsession and jealousy. But the fate of its narrator is a mystery.

Most of the stories in this haunting collection were written early in Daphne du Maurier's career - when she was still in her early twenties - yet they display her mastery of atmosphere, tension and intrigue and reveal a
cynicism far beyond her years.

She wrote exciting plots, she was highly skilled at arousing suspense, and she was, too, a writer of fearless originality - Guardian

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