Re-reading: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Last year I wrote about wanting to re-read some books that I either loved, or had sort of forgotten but was sure I liked. Jane Eyre wasn't on that list, but for some reason I recently felt compelled to re-read it. It might be because I wanted to finally get around to reading my copy… Continue reading Re-reading: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Julius by Daphne du Maurier

Having only read Rebecca, My Cousin Rachel, and some short stories, I was eager to branch out into the less obvious novels of Daphne du Maurier. For years I have found her and her work fascinating, and always tell other people they should read her - and yet Julius is only the third novel of… Continue reading Julius by Daphne du Maurier

Ten Reasons To Love Daphne du Maurier

Originally published on 14th May on For Books' Sake: Yesterday would have been Daphne du Maurier‘s birthday. In celebration, here’s ten things we love about the iconic author of classics including Rebecca, My Cousin Rachel and Jamaica Inn… 1. Her name To start with, ‘Daphne’ is a beautiful name. In Greek mythology, Daphne was a minor goddess (possibly some sort… Continue reading Ten Reasons To Love Daphne du Maurier