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    The Birds And Other Stories

    £8.99
    This collection of short stories enabled du Maurier's devoted readership to see her, for the first time, in a very different guise -- as an exponent of the sinister and macabre.
    ISBN: 9781844080878
    AuthorDu Maurier, Daphne
    PublisherNameLittle, Brown Book Group
    Pub Date06/05/2004
    BindingPaperback
    Pages256

    FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF REBECCA

    'How long he fought with them in the darkness he could not tell, but at last the beating of the wings about him lessened and then withdrew . . . '

    A classic of alienation and horror, 'The Birds' was immortalised by Hitchcock in his celebrated film. The five other chilling stories in this collection echo a sense of dislocation and mock man's sense of dominance over the natural world.

    The mountain paradise of 'Monte Verita' promises immortality, but at a terrible price; a neglected wife haunts her husband in the form of an apple tree; a professional photographer steps out from behind the camera and into his subject's life; a date with a cinema usherette leads to a walk in the cemetery; and a jealous father finds a remedy when three's a crowd . . .

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    FROM THE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF REBECCA

    'How long he fought with them in the darkness he could not tell, but at last the beating of the wings about him lessened and then withdrew . . . '

    A classic of alienation and horror, 'The Birds' was immortalised by Hitchcock in his celebrated film. The five other chilling stories in this collection echo a sense of dislocation and mock man's sense of dominance over the natural world.

    The mountain paradise of 'Monte Verita' promises immortality, but at a terrible price; a neglected wife haunts her husband in the form of an apple tree; a professional photographer steps out from behind the camera and into his subject's life; a date with a cinema usherette leads to a walk in the cemetery; and a jealous father finds a remedy when three's a crowd . . .

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