Daphne Du Maurier

In many ways the life of Daphne du Maurier resembles that of a fairy tale. 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 enjoyingenormous freedom from financial and parental restraint. She spent her youth sailing boats, travelling on the Continent with friends, and writing stories.A prestigious publishing house accepted her first novel when she was in her early twenties, and its publication...See more