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The Resource Daphne : a novel, Justine Picardie

Daphne : a novel, Justine Picardie

Label
Daphne : a novel
Title
Daphne
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Justine Picardie
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Daphne is the novelist, Daphne du Maurier, the author of Rebecca. Among her other books is a biography, The Infernal World of Branwell Brontë, for which she's less well known. Yet du Maurier was haunted by the figure of the Brontë brother, that hard-to-decipher and troubled boy who chronicled the world of Angria, an imaginary kingdom. He dreamed of adventure and conquest, calling himself the Earl of Northangerland. When Branwell died at 31, in 1848, he left behind both thwarted ambition and some mysteries unsolved
Summary
1957. As Daphne du Maurier wanders alone through her remote mansion on the Cornish coast, she is haunted by thoughts of her failing marriage and the legendary heroine of her most famous novel, Rebecca, who now seems close at hand. Seeking distraction, she becomes fascinated by Branwell, the reprobate brother of the Bronte sisters, and begins a correspondence with the enigmatic scholar Alex Symington in which truth and fiction combine. Meanwhile, in present day London, a lonely young woman struggles with her thesis on du Maurier and the Brontes and finds herself retreating from her distant husband into a fifty-year-old literary mystery.
Theme
Storyline
Writing style
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
271947
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
Label
Daphne : a novel, Justine Picardie
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9781596913417
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008014694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
  • ocn217263983
  • OCoLC
Label
Daphne : a novel, Justine Picardie
Link
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
405 pages
Isbn
9781596913417
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2008014694
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
MYSTERY
System control number
  • ocn217263983
  • OCoLC

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