The Blue Lenses has 59 ratings and 5 reviews. Книги знаменитой английской писательницы Дафны Дю Морье () уже более полувека. The Breaking Point is a collection of eight short stories by Daphne du Maurier first published in by Victor Gollancz in the UK and Doubleday in the US. It has also been published under the title The Blue Lenses and Other Stories. What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? On some level, we must recognize that.

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“The Blue Lenses” by Daphne du Maurier

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Her day nurse has the head of a cow. Susan rated it really liked it Dec lensed, About Daphne du Maurier. Showing of 3 reviews. Refresh and try again. When the bandages are removed the woman is astonished that everyone she sees has the head of an animal.


Born into a family with a rich artistic and historical background, the daughter of a famous actor-manager, she was indulged as a child and grew up enjoying enormous freedom from financial and parental restraint. Alephnaught rated it really liked it May 17, The nameless heroine has been saved from a life of drudgery by marrying a handsome, wealthy aristocrat, but unlike the Prince in Cinderella, Maxim de Winter is old enough to be the narrator’s father.

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While Alfred Hitchcock’s film based upon her novel proceeded to make her one of the best-known authors in the world, she enjoyed the life of a fairy princess in a mansion in Cornwall called Menabilly, which served as maurler model for Manderley in Rebecca.

Anna Yakovleva rated it really liked it Jul 31, Few writers have created more magical and mysterious places than Jamaica Mauriet and Manderley, buildings invested with a rich character that gives them a memorable life of their own.

I had a dream about my migraines and doctors transplanting a new head of thee animal and another person told me to be sure to read the short story “The Blue Lenses” from this book and that I would find it particularly interesting.


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The Blue Lenses

New lenses are affixed. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. The woman has gained the ability to see people with the head of an animal that best expresses their qualities.

Return to Book Page. Daphne du Maurier can best be understood in terms of her remarkable and paradoxical family, the ghosts which haunted her life and fiction.

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She spent her youth sailing boats, travelling on the Continent with friends, and writing stories. Trivia About The Blue Lenses. Please try again later. In ‘Rebecca’, on the other hand, du Maurier fuses psychological realism with a sophisticated version of the Cinderella story. She omits all visual descriptions. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Very good story and ending.

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