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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What is it about the work of Daphne du Maurier that continues to hold to our collective consciousness? 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. In ‘Rebecca’, on the other hand, du Maurier fuses psychological realism with a sophisticated version of the Cinderella story. The lenses have removed blindness both literal and metaphorical.

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Oct 19, Shirley rated it really liked it Shelves: With that revelation comes paranoia. She looks forward to finally seeing what all her new friends look like.

Bookman rated it liked it Dec 30, Their true natures revealed, Marda realizes that the people she thought she knew best — people she intimately trusted — are in actuality dangerous and deceitful. A prestigious publishing house accepted her first novel when she was in her early twenties, and its publication brought her not only fame but the lensed of a handsome soldier, Major later Lieutenant-General Sir Frederick Browning, whom she married.

She suddenly remembers it was not she who suggested that Nurse Ansel come penses with her, but Ansel herself.

In some of her novels, however, she went beyond the technique of the formulaic romance to achieve a te psychological realism reflecting her intense feelings about her father, and to a lesser degree, her mother. Get to Know Us.

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Refresh and try again. Please try again later. The Blue Lenses by Daphne du Maurier. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Daphne du Maurier was obsessed with the past. Marda immediately begins to dismiss what she has seen.

All seems right with the world. New lenses are affixed. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Masha rated it really liked it Feb 10, To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: About Daphne du Maurier. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Email required Address never made public. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.


By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Anna Yakovleva rated it really liked it Jul 31, Olena Malakhova rated it it was amazing Jan 10, I had a dream about my migraines and doctors transplanting a new head of an 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. Marda West can see again.

The nameless heroine has been lnses 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. Share your thoughts with other customers. If Daphne du Maurier had written only Rebecca, she would still be one of the great shapers of popular culture and the modern imagination.