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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She was also an unsung master of atmosphere and suspense. English Choose a language for shopping. Write a customer review. New lenses are affixed. She looks forward to finally seeing what all her new friends look like. In some of her novels, however, she went beyond the technique of the formulaic romance to achieve a powerful psychological realism thee her intense feelings about her father, and to a lesser degree, her mother.

The Blue Lenses by Daphne du Maurier

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You are commenting using your Twitter account. In ‘Julius’ and ‘The Parasites,’ for example, she introduces the image of a domineering but deadly father and the daring subject of incest. Natalia rated it it was amazing Nov 15, The metaphor may not be subtle, but it is effective. Amazon Drive Cloud storage blie Amazon. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Anna Berry rated it it was amazing Apr 27, Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

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This opening section is very smartly written by du Maurier. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Return to Book Page. She spent her youth sailing boats, travelling on the Continent with friends, and writing stories. Trivia About The Blue Lenses.

“The Blue Lenses” by Daphne du Maurier

A prestigious publishing house accepted her first novel when she kaurier in her early twenties, and its publication brought her not only fame but the attentions of a handsome soldier, Major later Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Browning, whom she married. On some level, we must recognize that her Gothic novels — tales of hysterical women and gaslighting men tinged with the vague possibility of the supernatural — can be a little ridiculous at times.

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