!!> Ebook ➮ Jamaica Inn ➯ Author Daphne du Maurier – Buyphenergan500.us

Jamaica Inn The Coachman Tried To Warn Her Away From The Ruined, Forbidding Place On The Rainswept Cornish Coast But Young Mary Yellan Chose Instead To Honor Her Mother S Dying Request That She Join Her Frightened Aunt Patience And Huge, Hulking Uncle Joss Merlyn At Jamaica Inn From Her First Glimpse On That Raw November Eve, She Could Sense The Inn S Dark Power But Never Did Mary Dream That She Would Become Hopelessly Ensnared In The Vile, Villainous Schemes Being Hatched Within Its Crumbling Walls Or That A Handsome, Mysterious Stranger Would So Incite Her Passions Tempting Her To Love A Man Whom She Dares Not Trust.

!!> Ebook ➮ Jamaica Inn  ➯ Author Daphne du Maurier – Buyphenergan500.us
  • Paperback
  • 302 pages
  • Jamaica Inn
  • Daphne du Maurier
  • English
  • 11 June 2017
  • 0380725398

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  1. says:

    When I first read Daphne du Maurier s popular novel Jamaica Inn, I had no idea what wreckers meant Some romantic idea connected with pirates, I thought I knew of the real Jamaica Inn, a pub in the middle of Bodmin Moor But the grim truth is that Daphne du Maurier was not writing an account about either pirates or ordinary smugglers, but a highly coloured bloodthirsty tale about bands of men who existed around 1815, according to the novel 20 or 30 years after Cornish pirates had been eradica When I first read Daphne du Maurier s popular novel Jamaica Inn, I had no idea what wreckers meant Some romantic idea connected with pirates, I thought I knew of the real Jamaica Inn, a pub in the middle of Bodmin Moor But the ...


  2. says:

    I have to hand it to Daphne du Maurier she takes the fusty old gothic novel conventions and tropes, and amps them up in this 1936 novel The setting is classic gothic it s the 1820s in a lonely, cold and windswept area of Cornwall, near the treacherous Bodmin Moor, in a decaying inn that all honest people avoid The real Jamaica Inn, built in 1750, which inspired this novelAn isolated, orphaned young woman, 23 year old Mary Yellan, comes to stay with the pretty and outgoing aunt and handsome unc I have to hand it to Daphne du Maurier she takes the fusty old gothic novel conventions and tropes, and amps them up in this 1936 novel The setting is classic gothic it s the 1820s in a lonely, cold and windswept area of Cornwall, near the treacherous Bodmin Moor, in a decaying inn that all honest people avoid The real Jamaica Inn, built in 1750, which inspired this novelAn isolated, orphaned young woman, 23 year old Mary Yellan, comes to stay with the pretty and outgoing aunt and h...


  3. says:

    Overall, I liked it, however I wasn t totally enthralled I m not sure what exactly was missing for me, but I wasn t able to really connect with the characters and the story Still enjoyable, but wishing I didn t feel so detached while reading it.


  4. says:

    Wonderfully dark and atmospheric and utterly suspenseful, Daphne du Maurier s Jamaica Inn is a thrilling adventure of a novel I wish I had picked up this book on a chilly, gray and dreary fall day so I could have curled up on the sofa next to the fire with a blanket and a cup of tea That would have created the perfect environment for reading this one Nevertheless, it was still a satisfying reading experience.On her deathbed, Mary Yellan s mother exacts a promise from her daughter that she w Wonderfully dark and atmospheric and utterly suspenseful, Daphne du Maurier s Jamaica Inn is a thrilling adventure of a novel I wish I had picked up this book on a chilly, gray and dreary fall day so I could have curled up on the sofa next to the fire with a blanket and a cup of tea That would have created the perfect environment for reading this one Nevertheless, it was still a satisfying reading experience.On her deathbed, Mary Yellan s mother exacts a promise from her daughter that she will seek out her Aunt Patience and reside with her in order to avoid the uncertainties and pitfalls of a single young woman living alone in her hometown of Helford Here, Mary s mother describes her sister Patience asa great one for games and laughing, with a heart as large as lifewithribbons in her bonnet and a silk petticoatSo, the spirited yet obedient Mary leaves the comfort of her f...


  5. says:

    This rancid mess is supposed to be a classic The attempt at 19th century prose falls flat like a dead thing Good god It has all the writerly skill of a romance novel, and a boring one at that With midnight smuggling and murder lurking behind a thinly veiled mystery, I expected THRILLS and CHILLS from this story.For its time, perhaps it was thrillingNO No, I will not defend it The what s going on behind the scenes tension is teased out to beyond caring and the characterizat This rancid mess is supposed to be a classic The attempt at 19th century prose falls flat like a dead thing Good god It has all the writerly skill of a romance novel, and a boring one at ...


  6. says:

    DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES First published in 1935, this haunting gothic tale of adventure begins when a brave, young Mary Yellan adheres to her mother s dying wish that she live with her fun loving Aunt Patience, but upon arrival at the sinister looking and desolate JAMAICA INN, Mary finds her Aunt has turned into a gaunt nervous wreck of a person with a spirit destroyed by abuse and fear of her violent drunkard of a husband, Uncle Joss.As the story evolves and darkness falls.bad things.evi DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES First published in 1935, this haunting gothic tale of adventure begins when a brave, young Mary Yellan adheres to her mother s dying wish that she live with her fun loving Aunt Patience, but upon arrival at the sinister looking and desolate JAMAICA INN, Mary finds her Aunt has turned into a gaunt nervous wreck of a person with a ...


  7. says:

    Published in 1936, two years before Rebecca, Jamaica Inn is a dark tale of murder and thievery, set close to the Bodmin Moor in Cornwall, England It has a hint of romance, although I wouldn t call it romantic It would have to be called a mystery if you had to give it a tag The sty...


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    sensational , , sensational , , ,, ,, , ,,, , , ,


  9. says:

    Jamaica Inn is a real building which, as Du Maurier notes in her introductory note here, stood in her own time and still does on Cornwall s Bodmin Moor The old inn caught the imagination of the young author, and she proceeded to spin a tale, envisioning it as it might have been over a hundred and twenty years ago Since she wrote those words in 1935, that puts the setting of the novel somewhat before 1815 the date is never given in the text itself And what a tale it is, complete with sm Jamaica Inn is a real building which, as Du Maurier notes in her introductory note here, stood in her own time and still does on Cornwall s Bodmin Moor The old inn caught the imagination of the young author, and she proceeded to spin a tale, envisioning it as it might have been over a hundred and twenty years ago Since she wrote those words in 1935, that puts the setting of the novel somewhat before 1815 the date is never given in the text itself And what a tale it is, complete with smugglers and wreckers, violence and danger, romance, murder and insanity, all fl...


  10. says:

    4.5 A spooky, gothic tale perfect for a stormy October night Roads Who spoke of roads We go by the moor and the hills, and tread granite and heather as the Druids did before us Why I have waited so many years to readof Du Maurier s books I ll never know, but there are definitelyof hers in my immediate reading future It s early 19C in Southern Cornwall and Mary Yellen s dying mother asks her to sell the family farm and join her Aunt Patience and her husband at Jamaica Inn in 4.5 A spooky, gothic tale perfect for a stormy October night Roads Who spoke of roads We go by the moor and the hills, and tread gran...

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