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Two Films by Alfred Hitchcock

In 2012 I read two novels (The Thirty-Nine Steps and Jamaica Inn) that Alfred Hitchcock made into films during the 1930s. The 39 Steps movie, based on the novel by John Buchan, was released in 1935. Three other film versions … Continue reading

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Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier

After reading Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca I wanted to delve more into her works. Jamaica Inn is an eerie tale about murder and deception in Cornwall in 1820. After her mother’s death, Mary Yellan moves in with her mother’s sister, … Continue reading

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Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier, published in 1938, is a Gothic Mystery Romance novel. Dame Daphne de Maurier, an English playwright and author, grew up in London and her father, Sir Gerald du Maurier, was a famous actor and manager.  … Continue reading

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