Definition of Daphne du Maurier

1. Noun. English writer of melodramatic novels (1907-1989).

Exact synonyms: Dame Daphne Du Maurier, Du Maurier
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

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Literary usage of Daphne du Maurier

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... 15 May 1967 They were a tough-looking bunch —Daphne du Maurier, ... and of course the familiar bunch of hippies from my own country —Daphne du Maurier. ..."

2. Landmark Visitors Guide Cornwall by Rita Tregellas Pope (2006)
"The Daphne du Maurier Literary Centre offers an insight into her life and ... The Daphne du Maurier Festival of Literature and Art is held in May each year ..."

3. London, England and Wales by David Arscott (1998)
"From Pol- perro, drive westwards and take the car ferry from Bodinnick to the little port of Fowey (pronounced "Foy"). This is Daphne du Maurier country, ..."

4. Landscapes of Cyprus by Geoff Daniel (2004)
"You may also care to look at the Forest Park Hotel, where Daphne du Maurier wrote the novel Rebecca. You might turn to pages 54-55 before resuming your ..."

5. The Pit-Prop Syndicate by Freeman Wills Crofts (1922)
"... right behind him Wrote Daphne du Maurier: "Is Lionel Davidson today's Rider Haggard? His novel has all the excitement of She and King Solomon's Mines. ..."

6. Britain on Backroads by Andrew Duncan (2000)
"The diversion to Gribbin Head is clearly signposted and passes Menabilly House, once home of Daphne du Maurier. Gribbin Hd. Park in designated field at the ..."

7. Best Loved Hotels 2007: Britain and Irelandby Best Loved Hotels by Best Loved Hotels (2006)
"Daphne du Maurier and Agatha Christie both sought inspiration in this comer of the country. The Marina Hotel could easily be one of the locations that later ..."

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