Daphne du Maurier

Daphne du Maurier (Lady Browning, 13 May 1907 – 19 April 1989) was a British writer.

She wrote novels, short stories and plays. In recognition for her literary achievements, Daphne Du Maurier was named Dame of the British Empire in 1969. She died in 1989. After her death, references were made to her reputed bisexuality and to her affair with the actress Gertrude Lawrence.

Daphne du Maurier

Books published:

  • The Loving Spirit (1931)
  • I’ll Never Be Young Again (1932)
  • The Progress of Julius (1933) (later re-published as Julius)
  • Jamaica Inn (1936)
  • Rebecca (1938)
  • Rebecca (1940) (du Maurier’s stage adaptation of her novel)
  • Happy Christmas (1940) (short story)
  • Come Wind, Come Weather (1940) (short story collection)
  • Frenchman’s Creek (1941)
  • Hungry Hill (1943)
  • The Years Between (1945) (play)
  • The King’s General (1946)
  • September Tide (1948) (play)
  • The Parasites (1949)
  • My Cousin Rachel (1951)
  • The Apple Tree (1952) (short story collection, AKA Kiss Me Again, Stranger)
  • Mary Anne (1954)
  • The Scapegoat (1957)
  • Early Stories (1959) (short story collection, stories written between 1927–1930)
  • The Breaking Point (1959) (short story collection, AKA The Blue Lenses)
  • Castle Dor (1961) (with Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch)
  • The Birds and Other Stories (1963) (republication of The Apple Tree)
  • The Glass-Blowers (1963)
  • The Flight of the Falcon (1965)
  • The House on the Strand (1969)
  • Not After Midnight (1971) (short story collection, AKA Don’t Look Now)
  • Rule Britannia (1972)
  • The Rendezvous and Other Stories (1980) (short story collection)

About her

  • Mandeley Forever, by Tatiana de Rosnay (2015)
  • Daphne du Maurier: The Secret Life of the Renowned Storyteller, by Margaret Forster (1994)
  • Daphne du Maurier, by Richard Kelly (1987)
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