Explore Famous Books, The Famous and more!

Explore related topics

Flavia Leng remembers life at Menabilly with her mother, Daphne du Maurier, in   1944

Flavia Leng remembers life at Menabilly with her mother, Daphne du Maurier, in Cornwall, South West England, UK

The first lines of a story set the mood and draw readers in. This infographic features first lines from some of the most famous books of all time.

34 Compelling First Lines of Famous Books

Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.            --Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

Rebecca: Taking a Closer Look at Manderley in the 1939 Film

An art and architecture walk through Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire.

Nostell Priory, West Yorkshire

Nostell is a masterpiece of architecture, and is filled with exceptional paintings and antiques. In the gardens you can enjoy lakeside walks, the newly planted orchard and many glorious views.

Daphne du Maurier was hesitant about Rebecca. I'm relieved she got over that...

How Daphne du Maurier wrote Rebecca

"Rebecca" (1940) Joan Fontaine and Judith Anderson.

Rebecca: Taking a Closer Look at Manderley in the 1939 Film

Danvers has preserved all of Rebecca’s things exactly the way she left them–right down to the embroidered, monogrammed pillow on her bed. (So creepy!

"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.”     Who could forget the opening line from Rebecca? I've always be fascinated by this old  gothic romance film by Hitchcock, made in 1939.  I saw it in my preteens and still love it and the original book by Daphne du Maurier.  I reread it just this past summer.

Rebecca: Taking a Closer Look at Manderley in the 1939 Film

"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.” Who could forget the opening line from Rebecca? This old gothic romance film by Hitchcock, made in the original book by Daphne du Maurier.

“We can never go back again, that much is certain. The past is still close to us. The things we have tried to forget and put behind us would stir again, and that sense of fear, of furtive unrest, struggling at length to blind unreasoning panic - now mercifully stilled, thank God - might in some manner unforeseen become a living companion as it had before.”  ― Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

REBECCA-Author Daphne du Maurier was born in London in 1907 and began writing in her Rebecca made her famous📖🎥

Pinterest
Search