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The House on the Strand (published ) is the second to last novel of Daphne du Maurier. A prolific writer, du Maurier enjoyed enormous popularity with readers during her lifetime, though the critical reception to her books was often much cooler/5.
Echoing the great fantastic stories of H. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe, The House on the Strand is a masterful yarn of history, romance, horror, and suspense Cited by: 6. The House on the Strand is prime du Maurier She holds her characters close to reality; the past she creates is valid, and her skill in finessing the time shifts is enough to make one want to try a little of the brew himself.
--New York Times Book Review "The House on the Strand is prime du Maurier She holds her characters close to /5(). The House on the Strand is one of those books I knew little about before reading. I went in without expectations and was pleasantly surprised by this novel.
It’s a time travel book, but written in such an original way. I found it fascinating. It has firmly cemented Daphne du Maurier in my eyes as an author who was the master of any genre.
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***'Every book Daphne du Maurier writes is a best-seller, but the most popular are the novels with a Cornish setting - Frenchman's Creek, Jamaica Inn, The King's General, and above all Rebecca. So The House on The Strand will be the more welcome because it is set in the corner of the country where she has lived for twenty-five years.
"The House on the Strand is prime du Maurier She holds her characters close to reality; the past she creates is valid, and her skill in finessing the time shifts is enough to make one want to try a little of the brew himself."—New York Times.
From the Publisher/5(11). Book Discussion Questions: The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier. Posted Aug by MPPL. SPOILER WARNING: These book discussion questions are highly detailed and will ruin plot points, if you have not read the book.
Free download or read online The House on the Strand pdf (ePUB) book. The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Daphne du Maurier. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format.
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I love this one too. And honestly, the whole time travel aspect was not something I was looking forward to as I am not a fan of science fiction.
However this book is intricate and complex and unique. The house on the strand by Daphne Du Maurier; 18 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Fiction in English, Time travel, Fiction; Places: Cornwall (England:.
The House on the Strand. Daphne du Maurier. First published Edition reviewed, Virago,ISBN The House on the Strand is set in the area around Tywardreath (whose name translates as 'the house on the strand' and gives the book its title) on the south coast of Cornwall, in the s and in the early fourteenth century.
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Book Review: The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier. My first confession is that this is the second time I have tried to read The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier, despite considering myself as bit of a fan.
Jamaica Inn is one of my favourite books and I love Rebecca and Fishermans Creek. However, my first attempt at The House on. The House on the Strand is one of my favorite Daphne du Maurier books. I have read it over and over again for the past 20 years.
It has a strange and wonderful tale. Imagine what it would be like to look around you and see what the world looked like years before, as if you were a silent, invisible visitor to another time. Wonderful book!/5(). The House on the Strand is a less-known book by Daphne DuMaurier, the woman who gave us Rebecca and Jamaica Inn.
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Echoing the great fantastic stories of H. Lovecraft and Edgar Allan Poe, The House on the Strand is a masterful yarn of history, romance, horror, and suspense. Vintage du Maurier from start to finish, The House on the Strand deploys the well-worn trope of time travel to make more profound statements about social dislocation and dangerous obsession.
Lurching between s Cornwall and a medieval world of intrigue and scandal, this is a masterly slice of speculative fiction.4/5(1). The House on the Strand by Daphne du Maurier Published by Virago, (first published in ) My rating: ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ ⭐ It’s such a nice feeling to return to a favourite author after a while, and to instantly be reminded why you fell in love with their work in the first place.
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"The House on the Strand" weaves fact with fiction to stunning effect; Du Maurier's own house, Kilmarth (the dower house for Menabilly, which provided the background for "Rebecca") is the setting. Richard Young, a man going through a midlife crisis, acts as guinea pig for his brilliant scientist friend, Magnus.5/5(1).
The House on the Strand is prime du Maurier She holds her characters close to reality; the past she creates is valid, and her skill in finessing the time shifts is enough to make one want to try a little of the brew himself (New York Times)No other popular writer has /5().
Daphne Du Maurier THE HOUSE ON THE STRAND Book Club Edition Hardcover New York Doubleday & Company Very Good+ in a Very Good+ dust jacket. Toning on front panel/spine.
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