Daphne du Maurier

The decorated author of Rebecca wrote classic gothic suspense novels.

Daphne du Maurier (1907-1989) was an English author and playwright. Her work was not critically well received when during her life time, but in recent years has earned respect. She is best known for her novel Rebecca which in the US won the National Book Award. The book was later adapted into a film as was her novel Jamaica Inn and short story "The Birds".

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